5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Bengaluru
Bengaluru
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Bengaluru

1
day
Bengaluru

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the striking features of Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bengaluru trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bengaluru. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri

2
days
New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Lodi Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner.

You can fly from Bengaluru to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, plan for little chillier nights in New Delhi, with lows around 15°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manali.

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Humayun's Tomb
Swaminarayan Akshardham
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

1
day
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the activities along Beas River and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manali custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

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Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple

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Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, make a trip to The Ridge, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Mall.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Shimla sightseeing planner.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Historic Sites
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Shimla Christ Church
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

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