6 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

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New Delhi
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:
4​h 15​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:
4​h 15​min
New Delhi

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: Sai Ka Angan (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)) and Worlds of Wonder - Amusement Park (in Noida). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, tour the pleasant surroundings at Swaminarayan Akshardham, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and browse the exhibits of Gandhi Smriti.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi vacation builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. In August, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Sightseeing Historic Sites Theme Parks

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Sai Ka Angan, Worlds of Wonder - Amusement Park
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Sai Ka Angan
Worlds of Wonder - Amusement Park
Humayun's Tomb

2
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Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Sightseeing Parks Historic Sites
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The Mall
Jakhu Temple
Viceregal Lodge

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