THINGS TO DO IN AMRITSAR!!

Here we present a comprehensive list of things to do in amritsar. It includes all the major events that take place and the places to visit in amritsar. We take care of all the variables that may affect these: weather, distance, prime time, budget, and so on, to devise the ultimate guide. So get out of your hotels to let the traveler inside you overcome the tourist.

There are various activities to do in amritsar, ranging from adventure to cultural to wildlife.

Amritsar - Local Sightseeing

Amritsar - Local Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Heart of Punjab – Amritsar is a religious and cultural city, all vibrant and bubbly. Home to the magnificent Golden Temple, Amritsar is a delight to the eyes. One can go on for local sightseeing and explore the famous Jallianwala Bagh which has a tragic past. Or one could make a visit to the only road border crossing between Pakistan and India- The Wagah Border. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Garden and Museum are also some major tourist attractions in Amritsar. Apart from that, one can experience the local indian cuisine in the streets of Amritsar and pay a visit to temples like the Durgiana Temple and Ram Tirath Temple. ..... Know more
Local Sightseeing in Dalhousie

Local Sightseeing In Dalhousie

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Dalhousie is a small hill station in Chamba district, which is known for its scenic beauty of meadows, mountains covered in snow and pleasant climate. Some of the must visit spots for sightseeing are the beautiful churches – St. Andrews Church, St. John’s Church and St. Patrick’s Church. One can visit Panchpula from where the stream flows and acts as an awesome beauty spot. The Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary, Satdhara falls and Khajjiar lake are also some important points of interest. You can further add Chamera lake and Dainkund peak to your list. Chamera lake is a beautiful engineering marvel built on Chamera Dam and Dainkund peak which is labelled as the highest peak of Dalhousie offers the panoramic view of the Dalhousie valley...... Know more
Chamera Lake - Sightseeing

Chamera Lake - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Visit Chamera Lake for a peaceful outing. It is an artificial lake built on the Chamera water dam and is quite popular for offering a variety of water sports activities to the tourists. Not only this, but the lake is also a good spot for boating and fishing. Giving a very pleasing view to the eyes, this clear blue water of this marvel is a nice spot to relax and introspect...... Know more
Satdhara Falls - sightseeing

Satdhara Falls - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Visit Satdhara Falls that fall on the way to Panchkula. Satdhara falls remains the unmatched beauty of Dalhousie. At an elevation of 2035 meters above the sea level this wonder is a mixture of seven springs, and hence the name Satdhara. This waterfall offers the perfect blend of streams, tranquil environment , the thick vegetation of Deodar and Pines trees all around. On top of all, the forests and streams of Satdhara fall possess the powers to curate the various health problems and ailments, giving it a unique feature...... Know more
Paragliding

Paragliding

Cost: 1000 INR

Distance: 202 Km

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Chamba Sightseeing

Chamba Sightseeing

Cost: 1500 INR

Distance: 202 Km

Chamba is all about scenic beauty, there are many temples in located in Chamba region that are unique examples of architecture. The 10th and 11th century temples of Laxmi Narayan and Hari Rai dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are two of the most important temples in the region. Since Chamba is located on the banks of Ravi it makes the entire landscape captivating and tranquilizing...... Know more
Local sight-seeing including Panchpula, Satdhara Falls, Dainkund Peak etc.

Local Sight-Seeing Including Panchpula, Satdhara Falls, Dainkund Peak Etc.

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Named after the British Governor General - Lord Dalhousie, this hill station is located on 5 hills in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh. Satdhara falls remain the unmatched beauty of Dalhousie. At an elevation of 2035 meters above the sea level this wonder is a mixture of seven springs, and hence the name Satdhara. Visit Dainkund Peak which is the highest peak of Dalhousie. Resting at an elevation of 2755 meters it offers the panoramic view of the whole Dalhousie valley. The cold breeze that feeds your ear at Dainkund Peak creates a soothing music and hence it is also known as 'the singing hill'.  ..... Know more
Day excursion to Khajjiar (1 hr Journey)

Day Excursion To Khajjiar (1 Hr Journey)

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Explore the beauty of Khajjiar which is known as the mini Switzerland of India because of its spectacular landscapes that bear the resemblance to the Swiss land. Enjoy a variety of adventure sports to add an enthralling experience to your trip. Paraglide amid the majestic beauty of the Himalayas, tumble down the slope in a zorbing ball,  horse ride in the rich meadows of Khajjiar or enjoy rock climbing on the tough mountain.  ..... Know more
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

If you are looking for an exotic wildlife experience do not miss the Kalatop wildlife sanctuary in Dalhousie. It is a home to a variety of flora and fauna and rare wildlife species such as leopard, bear, deer, jackal, Himalayan black Marten , Barking Goral and a number of beautiful birds. Kalatop also offers various scenic treks and is surely a delight for the nature lovers...... Know more
Boating at Chamera Lake (25 km from Dalhousie)

Boating At Chamera Lake (25 Km From Dalhousie)

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Chamera Lake is a perfect place for peaceful outing. It is an artificial lake built on the Chamera water dam and is quite popular for offering a variety of watersports activities to the tourists. Not only this, but the lake is also a good spot for boating and fishing. Giving a very pleasing view to the eyes, this clear blue water of this marvel is a nice spot to relax and introspect.  ..... Know more
Local sight-seeing including Khajjiar Lake, Khajji Nag Temple, etc.

Local Sight-Seeing Including Khajjiar Lake, Khajji Nag Temple, Etc.

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Known as the mini Switzerland of India, Khajjiar lies just 21 km from Dalhousie. The little hill town is famous for its spellbinding vistas of mountains. Kalatop Wildlife sanctuary in Khajjiar is not only famous for the exquisite variety of endangered species but also for its breath-taking views of the mountains in the backdrop. You can also visit the Khajjiar Lake and the ancient Khajji Nag temple in Khajjiar.  ..... Know more
Activities in Khajjiar- Horse Riding, Zorbing, and paragliding

Activities In Khajjiar- Horse Riding, Zorbing, And Paragliding

Cost: free INR

Distance: 202 Km

Apart from being exceptionally beautiful with it’s nature’s vistas, Khajjiar is also famous for the number of recreational activities. You can horse ride passing through the hilly terrains and green pastures of Khajjiar. You can also enjoy the enthralling sports of Zorbing, while you tumble down the slopes in a huge ball or paragliding, while you soar high in the sky...... Know more
Local sightseeing  in Dharamshala

Local Sightseeing In Dharamshala

Cost: free INR

Distance: 207 Km

Explore the town replete with Tibetan culture and the residence of his Holiness, The Dalai Lama. Set on a sightseeing tour of Dharamshala and first visit a quaint little town, Mcleodganj. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with a variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts. Visit the Bhagsunath waterfalls. At the end of the spur lies the Namgyal Monastery thus the entire day at Dharamshala will be full of tranquility and solace perfect for a rejuvenating sojourn to the hills.    ..... Know more
Sach pass - sightseeing

Sach Pass - Sightseeing

Cost: 1500 INR

Distance: 207 Km

Sach pass, located on the Pir Panjal range, in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh is a pass that connects the Chamba Valley and the Pangi Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is a narrow road but provides a very divine view of the mountains and valleys. One should surely visit this pass and not forget to strap on their camera along...... Know more
Paragliding at Bir Biling

Paragliding At Bir Biling

Cost: 3000 INR

Distance: 207 Km

 Bir is one of the only places in the world where on can enjoy both Paragliding and Handgliding. Because of this reasons adventure seekers from all corners of the world arrive here. When you fly over Kangra valley surrounded by Majestic Dhauldhars then the experience is more than anything that one can describe in words. ..... Know more
Triund Trek

Triund Trek

Cost: 1650 INR

Distance: 207 Km

Triund is crowning jewel of Dharamsala. Triund trek stands still amongst the most scenic treks of Himachal Pradesh that is tailored for the newbies. The short trek of 9 km which begins its trail from Dharamkot can easily be accomplished in 5-6 hours. The trek offers the amazing panorama with the majestic Dhauladhar ranges on one side and the beautiful Kangra valley on the other. If you are one of those adventure junkies who wish to take their journey a notch above you can move in the direction of Indrahar pass which lies 17 km ahead of Triund. The scenario of the trek takes a rough change from here. The trek will become difficult but exceptionally beautiful at the same time. Best time to pack your bags for this trek is in the month of May-June and September- November...... Know more
Kareri Lake Trek

Kareri Lake Trek

Cost: 8250 INR

Distance: 207 Km

The Kareri lake settles amidst the majestic Dhauladhar ranges. The melting snow from the ranges is the main source of cobalt blue waters of the lake. For this easy graded trek, you have to begin your journey from the Ghera village which lies at a distance of 20 km from Dharamshala. After winning over the Triund this trek will further take you on a trail to the virgin meadows and lakes that rest untouched by human settlement. The trek of 34 km can be covered in 2 days. Your trek ends at  Kareri village with the Dhauladhar ranges in the backdrop, where you can set your tents for the night to appreciate the moon- lit Kareri lake. Best time to go for this trek is March-June and October -November. *The main attraction of the trek lies in the Lam Dal lake which apart from mesmerizing you with its grand beauty also holds the religious importance. You can set your tents in for the night to spend a night on the banks of this holy river. The stone caves around the lake add the unique element to your experience...... Know more
Palampur Sightseeing

Palampur Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 207 Km

Palampur – a green hill station in the Kangra Valley, surrounded on all sides by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with Dhauladhar ranges. You can visit the Bundla stream, a lovely 2 km walk from Palampur. A wide chasm of more than 100 meters, it swells up and rises madly in monsoons taking stones andboulders along with it...... Know more
Triund Trek - 1 Day

Triund Trek - 1 Day

Cost: 1650 INR

Distance: 207 Km

Triund is crowning jewel of Dharamsala. Triund trek stands still amongst the most scenic treks of Himachal Pradesh that is tailored for the newbies. The short trek of 9 km which begins its trail from Dharamkot can easily be accomplished in 5-6 hours. The trek offers the amazing panorama with the majestic Dhauladhar ranges on one side and the beautiful Kangra valley on the other. If you are one of those adventure junkies who wish to take their journey a notch above you can move in the direction of Indrahar pass which lies 17 km ahead of Triund. The scenario of the trek takes a rough change from here. The trek will become difficult but exceptionally beautiful at the same time. Best time to pack your bags for this trek is in the month of May-June and September- November...... Know more
Local sightseeing including Tibetan monastery, Bhagsunath waterfall, market, etc.

Local Sightseeing Including Tibetan Monastery, Bhagsunath Waterfall, Market, Etc.

Cost: free INR

Distance: 207 Km

Dharamshala is the home to Tibetan culture in Himachal Pradesh, owing to its Tibetan culture it is also known as Little Lhasa of India. You can visit various Buddhist monasteries in Dharamshala Namgyal monastery and Tabo monastery to name a few. You can also trek up to enjoy the surreal beauty of Bhagsunag falls. The market is McleodGanj is famous for its winter wear, handicrafts and Tibetan artifacts and souvenirs...... Know more
Triund Trek - 1N / 2 days trek

Triund Trek - 1N / 2 Days Trek

Cost: 1500 INR

Distance: 207 Km

Triund trek stands still amongst the most scenic treks of Himachal Pradesh that is tailored for the newbies. The short trek of 9 km which begins its trail from Dharamkot can easily be accomplished in 5-6 hours. The trek offers the amazing panorama of the majestic Dhauladhar ranges on one side and the beautiful Kangra valley on the other...... Know more
Kareri Lake Trek - 1N / 2 days trek

Kareri Lake Trek - 1N / 2 Days Trek

Cost: 3000 INR

Distance: 207 Km

The Kareri lake settles amidst the majestic Dhauladhar ranges. For this easy graded trek, you have to begin your journey from the Ghera village which lies at a distance of 20 km from Dharamshala.The trek of 34 km( two-way) can be covered in 2 days. Your trek ends at Kareri village with the Dhauladhar ranges in the backdrop, where you can set your tents for the night to appreciate the moon- lit Kareri lake...... Know more
McLeod Ganj Sightseeing

Mcleod Ganj Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 212 Km

McLeod Ganj (also spelt McLeodGanj or Mcleodganj) is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa" (a short form of Dharamshala used mainly by Tibetans) because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj...... Know more
Khajjiar sightseeing

Khajjiar Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 223 Km

Explore the beauty of Khajjiar which is known as the mini Switzerland of India because of its spectacular landscapes that bear the resemblance to the Swiss land. The pleasing climate, the valleys wearing a clean green carpet and the snow-burdened mountains in the backdrop offers the mesmerizing view making Khajjiar an important tourist attraction of Himachal Pradesh.  ..... Know more
adventures in Khajjiar

Adventures In Khajjiar

Cost: 4000 INR

Distance: 223 Km

Apart from being exceptionally beautiful Khajjiar is also a hub of a number of adventure sports. Enjoy a variety of adventure sports to add an enthralling experience to your trip. Paraglide amid the majestic beauty of the Himalayas, tumble down the slope in a zorbing ball,  horse ride in the rich meadows of Khajjiar or enjoy rock climbing on the tough mountain...... Know more
Local Sightseeing in Chandigarh

Local Sightseeing In Chandigarh

Cost: free INR

Distance: 230 Km

Explore City tour, Rose Garden, Rock garden and Shukhana lake. Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, is a botanical garden located in Chandigarh, India and spread over 30 acres (120,000 m2) of land,with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species. The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India, also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden after its founder Nek Chand, a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres (161874.25 m²). It is completely built of industrial and home waste and thrown-away items. Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh, India, is a reservoir at the foothills (Shivalik hills) of the Himalayas. This 3 km² rainfed lake was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills.   ..... Know more
Local sight-seeing including bundle stream, tea gardens, Taragarh palace, etc.

Local Sight-Seeing Including Bundle Stream, Tea Gardens, Taragarh Palace, Etc.

Cost: free INR

Distance: 234 Km

Palampur is small hill town located 35 km from Dharamshala and at times it is considered as an alternative to Dharamshala. Palampur is famous for its endless fields of tea garden that leaves..... Know more
Vaishno Devi Yatra

Vaishno Devi Yatra

Cost: free INR

Distance: 263 Km

The day is reserved for Vaishno Devi Yatra. Head to Vaishno Devi ..... Know more
Sightseeing

Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 263 Km

Local markets (Bir Road Bazaar) The first corner of Bir most visitors will see is the highway junction market known locally simply as ‘Bir Road’, located at the well-sign posted turnoff to Bir from the NH20 (the national highway running between Kangra and Mandi). This noisy cluster of shops is the best place in the immediate Bir area to shop for provisions (in terms of price and selection), with a good hardware store and a couple of veggie vendors with good selections of greens. Lord Shiva Temple 50 kilometers from Dharamshala, Baijnath is a town in Kangra district  of Himachal Pradesh, the very famous ancient temple of Lord Shiva (Baijnath) is situated here which is believed to be one of twelve jyotirlingas according to popular legends also giving the town its name. Sherabling Monastery Just a few kilometers west of Bir is Upper Bhattu, better known by the name of its landmark, Sherab Ling, a sprawling Tibetan Buddhist monastery and retreat complex. Sherab Ling serves as the exile seat of the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa, one of the regents of the Karmapa and the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Sherab Ling periodically hosts courses in Buddhist meditation and philosophy. Chokling Monastery Known in full as Pema Ewan Chokgyur Gyurme Ling, Chokling Monastery was established in the 1960’s following the exile of Tibetans because of Chinese invasion under the guidance of third Neten Chokling Rinpoche. Today this monastery stands as a fully established complex of stupas, temples and monks quarters along with a three-year retreat centre. While the entrance is decorated with sculptures, the monastery temple complex stands unaccompanied in solitude as the soulful prayers emanate from the temple. There is a lush green lawn in front of the meditation centre and the entire arrangement of the mountains and the monastery is too beautiful to be real. ..... Know more
paragliding

Paragliding

Cost: 1800 INR

Distance: 263 Km

 Bir is considered to be the second best spot in the world for Paragliding by international paragliding groups. Fulfill your dream of soaring through the sky at Bir. ..... Know more
Paragliding at Bir-Billing (Bir is takeoff site and Billing is landing site)

Paragliding At Bir-Billing (Bir Is Takeoff Site And Billing Is Landing Site)

Cost: 2500 INR

Distance: 263 Km

Bir-Billing in Himachal Pradesh is considered as the best site for Paragliding in India. Bir is a small village located 60 km from Dharamshala. It is the take-off site for paragliding. Soaring at an altitude of 1500 m, you can enjoy the prismatic views of the Dhauladhar ranges before you land at Billing...... Know more
Local sight-seeing including Chokling monastery, Dharmalaya institute

Local Sight-Seeing Including Chokling Monastery, Dharmalaya Institute

Cost: free INR

Distance: 263 Km

Bir is a small village in Himachal Pradesh which is dotted with several Tibetan monasteries. Chokling monastery is located houses a grand stupa and a statue of Padmasambhava. You can also visit Dharmalaya institute, which is an NGO dedicated to compassionate living.  ..... Know more
Trek to Chandratal

Trek To Chandratal

Cost: 15000 INR

Distance: 266 Km

Since it’s a hilly area and has a challenging landscape, trekking becomes almost a necessary thing to do and what better place to trek than the magnificent Chandra Taal Lake! With expert guidance from SOL, this trekking activity becomes easier and more life enriching...... Know more
Kasauli Sightseeing

Kasauli Sightseeing

Cost: 500 INR

Distance: 282 Km

Kasauli is bestowed with natural beauty. One can visit the following places in a day's sightseeing Sunset Point - Situated in the upper mall, sunset point is a jewel in the crown of Kasauli. On a clear day one can see upto Chandigarh, Panchkula, Baddi, Nalagarh, Kalka and Pinjore. Monkey Point - Monkey Point is the highest point of Kasauli. There is a small temple located on top of the hill dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Anglican Church - This 159 year old church is built in shape of cross. It was built in 1842 by the local British families. Lower Mall - This 3 km walk offers gorgeous views with old heritage buildings in the area. Upper Mall - Upper mall leads upto sunset point offering gorgeous views in path...... Know more
Renuka Ji Sightseeing

Renuka Ji Sightseeing

Cost: 300 INR

Distance: 282 Km

Renukaji was wife of Sage Jamadagini and mother of Parshuram who is recognized as one of the 10 avatars of Lord Vishnu. The Renuka Lake (660 m) is regarded as the embodimezznt of Renukaji. Shaped like a profile of a woman, the lake has the circumference of 2.5 km and is the largest in Himachal.   One can visit a number of places here, some of them are as mentioned. RENUKA LAKE : The lake is considered to be a living embodiment of Renukaji. There is a row of temples along its banks, and a track encircles the water. One can enjoy boating in the lake PARASHURAM TAL AND RENUKA TEMPLE (100M) : Prashuram Tal is dedicated to Parshuram. Both mother and son are reunited every year at a celebratory fair held in November. JAMU PEAK (8 km): Dedicated to Sage Jamadagni this peak offers an excellent view of the lake and surrounding area. MINI ZOO (2 km) : The zoo is accesible by boat. You can seeAsiatic lions, spotted deer, lion tailed macaques, 'Nilgai' Methuen, barking deer and Himalayan black bears. you can also go on a lion safari here...... Know more
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