13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
Katra
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
Mumbai

1
day
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 3rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib, then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, and finally look for gifts at Raunak Punjabi Jutti.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar road trip planning site .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in February, you will find days in Amritsar are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Gobindgarh Fort ©
Gobindgarh Fort
Raunak Punjabi Jutti ©
Raunak Punjabi Jutti

2
days
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Dharamsala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kullu.

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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex

0
days
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kullu trip planner .

Getting from Dharamsala to Kullu by car takes about 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Manali.

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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth

4
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Attractions like Pandoh Dam and Rani Nala make great kid-friendly stops. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and explore the activities along Beas River.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Shimla.

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Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla online travel route planner .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Shimla

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Shimla Christ Church ©
Shimla Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

2
days
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deva Mayi Maa Temple, then contemplate the long history of Bhimgarh Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Tso Moriri Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Katra road trip planning website .

You can drive from Shimla to Katra in 10 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Udhampur, Tso Moriri Lake
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Bhimgarh Fort ©
Bhimgarh Fort
Tso Moriri Lake ©
Tso Moriri Lake

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