8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

New Delhi
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Kasauli
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Kalka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi

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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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Swaminarayan Akshardham, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, and make a trip to Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi holiday maker site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. November in New Delhi sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kasauli.

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Swaminarayan Akshardham ©
Swaminarayan Akshardham

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Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
On the 17th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monkey Point, and finally steep yourself in history at Gurka Fort.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kasauli trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Kasauli takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kalka.

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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

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Kalka

Kalka ©
Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Mata Temple, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point.

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Drive from Kasauli to Kalka in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Shimla.

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Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinjore Gardens, Sunset Point
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Kali Mata Temple ©
Kali Mata Temple
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shimla vacation planner.

Drive from Kalka to Shimla in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manali.

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Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas Kund, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

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Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake

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