6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Agra
— 1 night
train + subway + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Hyderabad

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New Delhi

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.
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Hyderabad to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, expect New Delhi to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 10°C. You will leave for Shimla on the 11th (Mon).

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then make a trip to The Mall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and finally admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to Scandal Point, then admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally make a trip to Jakhoo Hill.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Manali.

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Shimla Christ Church ©
Shimla Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

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You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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New Delhi

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Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Agra.

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Swaminarayan Akshardham ©
Swaminarayan Akshardham

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Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Masjid, then don't miss a visit to Agra Fort, and then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal.

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Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Agra, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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