Road Trip from Amritsar to Srinagar

If Amritsar in Punjab attracts tourists with its significant religious and historical monuments then Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir has unparallel natural beauty to mesmerize visitors. A short trip from Amritsar to Srinagar can be easily planned on a weekend.

Amritsar to Srinagar by Road

The entire journey is enthralling with many wonderful hotels and restaurants in between where one could enjoy good food.

Route for Road Trip from Amritsar to Srinagar

The total road distance from Amritsar to Srinagar is about 468 KM and the time taken to cover this distance is about 10 -11 hours. It is possible to reach Srinagar by evening if you could start around 6 to 6.30 AM in the morning just after having your morning tea. 

Breakfast packages can be taken for the road or you could stop for half an hour or so to have your breakfast in between. You must carry some emergency medicines for the road journey from the nearby Medicos Dispensing Shop. Your journey starts from Copper Road in Amritsar.

While you are on the Copper road, you will have to turn northwest to reach Court Road or Anjala Road which leads to State Highway 25. While you are driving on the Court Road, you will come across Amritsar GPO, located about 600 m away. 

You will reach Rialto Chowk after 4 KM and you will have to take 2nd exit to remain on the Court Road. On the left you will get Indian Oil Petrol Pump on the left about 700 m away. You must check if sufficient fuel is there in your vehicle or not and get the fuel tank filled accordingly. You will have to take right turn to get onto National Highway No. 1.

While you take the ramp leading towards NH 1, you will come across Fortis Escorts Hospital located on the left. This hospital is located on Majitha-Verka Bypass Road.  You can order for your breakfast at the Punjabi Dhaba located on Majitha-Verka Bypass. You can also try out delicious chicken and fish dishes at Makhan Fish & Chicken Corner on the Majitha Road.

Breakfast during the Road Trip Amritsar to Srinagar

When you reach Verka Chowk, you will have to take 2nd exit to keep driving on the National Highway No. 1.  After driving for about 65 KM take slight left turn to get on to National Highway No. 15. Drive for around 38 KM after you turn right and you will pass by another filling station, Rana Filling Station that is located at a distance of about 9 KM on the left. After driving for another 1 hour or so, you will get a roundabout. Now you have to take 1st exit to get onto National Highway 1A Partial Toll Road and you will get another bank, Punjab Gramin Bank on the left.

After driving for quite some time, you have to turn right to get on the Samba Mansar Udhampur Road. You will keep driving on this road and after turning towards left you will get onto Udhampur Road and you will pass by Mega Vision that is located on the left. You will have to take sharp left turn to remain on NH1A. 

After about 2 KM, take slight left side to remain on NH1A and you will get a temple, Shudh Mahadeva Temple on the right. Now it is time to turn left and remain on NH1A for some time and then a right turn has to be taken to get onto Verinag-Feedar Road. While driving on this road, you will come across Khidmat Larkipora on the right.

After traveling for half an hour or so, you will turn towards left to get onto National Highway No. 1B. You will pass Uqaab Medicate that is situated on the right. While you are driving on this National Highway, stop for some time to relax and enjoy a steaming cup of tea/coffee or a glass of cold lassi at a dhaba or an eatery nearby. 

When you start you journey again you will continue on this national highway and will pass by another filling station called Dilkash Filling Station. After another 2 KM or so, you will pass by another petrol pump, Galandar Petrol Pump located on the right.

Sign board on the way

Take a right turn after a kilometer and again take a right turn after reaching Shaheed-e-Azeemat Road. You will also come across Masjid Char Yar Frestabal located on the left side of this road.  When you get onto another part of this National Highway No. 1, NH 1D, you will come across Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Badami Bagh branch. 

You will now get onto the Residency Road by taking left turn. This road is also famous for one of the best hotels of Srinagar, Ahdoos Hotel. You will come across the Ram Munshi Bagh Police Station located on the left.

When you reach the roundabout, you will drive towards the 3rd exit to get the TRC Road. On the left you have Jammu & Kashmir House Boat Owners Association’s office. You will also get Highway Telecom and will now fall on MA Road. You will have to turn right to get Munawar Link Road .

It is an important road having J & K Bank, Amazing Kashmir Tours & Travels and famous restaurant, Lounge Seven.  You will again get a round about where you should take 1st exit and turn left to reach Habba Kadal Bridge. After passing another 300m, you will have to turn right to reach Medical College Road. After driving for another 300 m or so toward left, you are in the Srinagar City.

At Srinagar

Now it is time to freshen up, have evening snacks and wander around. You can get your local sightseeing booked at any of the local travel agent and enjoy your time in Srinagar.

Places to Eat during the Road Trip from Amritsar to Srinagar

During your road journey from Amritsar to Srinagar, you will have to stop once or twice to have some food and drinks so that you can restart your journey with fresh mind and full stomach. To energize your body, you can try out authentic Punjabi delicacies at various eateries that you get on your way from Amritsar to Srinagar. You will also get cafes, fast food centers and road side dhabas on this route.

Find here the information about various restaurants and eateries located on the way from Amritsar to Srinagar.

Regal Restaurant
Address: F-7/50, Kashmir Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Surjit Food Plaza Restaurant
Address: 1,2 Dosanda Singh Rd, Lawrence Road, Extension, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098037 55555

Temptation Family Restaurant In Amritsar
Address: 103, Circular Rd, opp. pf office, near trillium mall, White Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Menu: temptationamritsar.com
Phone: 098555 52098

Kashmiri Di Hatti
Address: JVPG+394, Cooper Rd, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Nagar, Company Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

Amritsar Bites
Address: Guru Ka Langar, Gate, Golden Temple Rd, beside Raj Darbar Hotel, near Parag Das Chowk, Jallan Wala Bagh, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143001

RAMIDS FOOD
Address: Ramids food,circular road near bhatia hospital, opp. Trillium mall, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098888 71375

Day And Night Restaurant
Address: JWW3+R55, Batala - Amritsar Rd, Jawahar Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 099140 00786

Muskaan Restaurants and Outdoor Caterer
Address: SCO 105, 1st Floor, B - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 0183 250 2200

Public Utilities during Road Trip from Amritsar from Srinagar

You will certainly look forward towards a hassle free journey from Amritsar to Srinagar. To have safe and enjoyable journey, you must know the important phone numbers and contact persons that you may need to get in touch during this long road journey covering two states. Find here information about tourism offices, police stations, and other emergency services in Amritsar, Srinagar and places in between.

Srinagar

Tourist Information Center
Find here the tourism office contact numbers of Jammu and Kashmir State and Punjab.
  • Punjab Tourist Information Centre, Youth Hostel, Amritsar 0183 223 1452
  • Punjab Tourist Information Centre, Amritsar International Hotel, Amritsar 0183 255 5991
  • Srinagar, 0194 245 7930 / 0194 245 7927 / 9596 098 882
  • Jammu, 0191 257 9554
  • Toll Free Number, 1800 103 1070

Emergency Services during Road Trip from Amritsar to Srinagar

Emergency services like Police, fire brigade, ambulance may be required by passengers who are travelling from Amritsar to Srinagar by road. It is important to have the emergency phone numbers at hand so that any kind of unprecedented situation can be handled fast.

Police Control Room: 100
Fire Service Control Room: 101
Officer of Commissioner of Police, District Court Complex, Amritsar: 0183 222 7779
Women and Child Helpline, Lawrence Road, Amritsar: 1091 (toll free) / 9781 101 091
Police District Headquarter Jammu: 0191 254 7807
Police Station Women Cell Jammu: 0194 250 1537
Police District Headquarter Srinagar: 0194 245 5047
Police Station Women Cell Srinagar: 0194 246 6971
Raj Bagh Police Station, NH1A, Rajbagh, Rakh Hushiari: 01922 234 311

When you are on your road trip from Amritsar to Srinagar, you will pass by certain hospitals. These hospitals are:

Amandeep Hospital
Address: Grand Trunk Rd, Model Town, Rani Ka Bagh, Mohindra Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 075270 00036

Smt. Paarvati Devi Hospital
Address: A - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 095921 92192

Ranjit hospital - Multispeciality Hospital in Amritsar
Address: G.T. ROAD,PUTLIGARH, near Ganga Building, Nikah Singh Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098145 50550

The Corporate hospital
Address: Batala Rd, Nehru Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098140 18475

Pulse Hospital
Address: Mehta Road, Maqbool Pura Chowk, near Petrol Pump, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 075089 13150

Ivy Hospital
Address: Raja Sansi Rd, D R Enclave, Bal Schander, Amritsar, Punjab 143101
Phone: 099887 49494

SRI GURU RAM DAS CHARITABLE HOSPITAL
Address: Mehta Rd, Vallah, Amritsar, Punjab 143501
Phone: 0183 287 0200

Fortis Escorts Hospital, Amritsar
Address: Majitha-Verka Bypass Road, Amritsar - 143004, Amritsar, Punjab 143004
Phone: 0183 503 2222

Amandeep Medicity
Address: Mall Rd, near Novelty Chownk, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Nagar, Joshi Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 075270 00036

Bawa Hospital
Address: Bawa Hospital, Majitha Rd, near Govt.Eye/ENT hospital, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098141 20119

Car Rental Services for Road Trip from Amritsar to Srinagar

Whether you are looking for car rental services in Amritsar, Srinagar or any other places in between or you are looking for rentals for your road trips, you will have to get in touch with reputed and authorized service providers to enjoy hassle free journey and local tours. Find here the information about some car rental services in Amritsar and Srinagar.
 
Acme tour and travels
Address: Kalal Doori, near lali masjid, naid kadal, Bohri Kadal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190002
Phone: 060055 88304

Lone Tour and Travels
Address: Central Market, Abi Guzar, Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
Phone: 097967 76100

Kashmir Car Rental
Address: INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 094172 58160

Swami Travels - Car Hire Rentals Amritsar
Address: AJ Towers, 21, Court Rd, Opp. Doaba Agency, Kennedy Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098787 67408

OVO Cabs -Amritsar Self Drive Car Rental
Address: SCO 8, 6TH FLOOR, Ranjit Ave, B - Block, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 085580 10101

Amritsar Car Hire
Address: 54, Goal Bagh, opposite Railway Station, Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab 143002
Phone: 093110 87582

Hari Travels-Car Hire in Amritsar
Address: Shop No. 38, Goal Bagh, Taxi Stand Market, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 099142 11555

Self Drive Cars Amritsar
Address: Shop No. 53, First Floor, A - Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098729 60750

Hawks Travel
Address: Shop no 31, Taxi stand, Narain Nagar, Goal Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 097800 11222

Joel Travel - Taxi & Tempo Traveller Rental Amritsar
Address: 426 LIG, C Block, Ranjit Avenue, Near Byepass, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 094171 07981

Bright City Car Rental
Address: Shop No.1213, Amritsar-Tarn Taran Rd, Ganda Singh Colony, Bagichi Lakha Singh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 081959 43778

Car Rental in Amritsar - Bharti Travels, Cab Service Amritsar
Address: Shop No. 50, Taxi Stand Market, Opp Railway Reservation Counter, Goal Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 087278 71200

Swami Travels-Taxi Hire in Amritsar
Address: Shop No. 49, Taxi Union, opp. Railway Station, Goal Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098144 56476

AS Travels, Taxi Rental Amritsar
Address: # 3368, Abadi Gobind Pura, Sher Shah Suri Road Old Chungi, Chheharta, Road, Gobind Pura, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 094174 87999

Holy City Car Rental
Address: Shop No. 31, Taxi Stand Market, opp. Railway Station, Goal Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098780 07599

Om Sai Ram Travel
Address: 43, new Bharat Nagar, Batala Road,, amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098886 96950

RTT, Taxi Service in Amritsar 
Address: 79, near Hotel Mohan International, Kennedy Avenue, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 098154 21366

Karan Car Rental Tempo Traveller Taxi Services
Address: Shop No 19, AJ Towers, Court Rd, INA Colony, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
Phone: 094178 67694

If you love driving and are looking for a small vacation on a weekend then you can easily plan for a short trip from Amritsar to Srinagar. Apart from enjoying captivating natural beauty during the journey, you can enjoy mouth-licking food items, local sightseeing, shopping and other activities provided you have a spare day to spend in Srinagar. With proper information about road route and the other emergency numbers you may need on the way, you will surely have a memorable road journey from Amritsar to Srinagar.
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