11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Dharmasthala
— Few hours
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Dharmasthala

Dharmasthala ©
On the 15th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sowthadka Sri Maha Ganapathi Temple, explore the world behind art at Manjusha Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple, then don't miss a visit to Shree Sadashiva Rudra Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Rama Kshethra.

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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dharmasthala is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. October in Dharmasthala sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharmasthala

#Historic Sites, #Museums

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Shree Sadashiva Rudra Temple
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Sowthadka Sri Maha Ganapathi Temple ©
Manjusha Museum ©
Manjusha Museum
Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala ©
Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Escape the urban bustle at Naldehra Golf Course and Kufri. Step out of Shimla to go to Mashobra and see Craignano, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, and explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Shimla online driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dharmasthala to Shimla. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Golf

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Naldehra Golf Course, Craignano
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Kufri ©
Kufri
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course

4
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Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get outdoors at Rani Nallah and Keylong. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Spas & Wellness
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
days
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Chamera Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip planner .

Drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake

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