10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Shankaracharya Hill, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Pari Mahal, admire the natural beauty at Chashme Shahi Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nishat Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Nag Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Srinagar driving holiday planner .

Chandigarh to Srinagar is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chandigarh.

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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Shankaracharya Hill ©
Shankaracharya Hill
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

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Fly from Srinagar to Chandigarh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kullu.

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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden

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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunathjee Temple, then make a trip to Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery, and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kullu online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Kullu takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Manali.

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery ©

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Manali online route planner .

Drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then stroll through Annandale, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Summer Hill.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Shimla driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Annandale ©
Annandale
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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