9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
1
Bhopal
— Few hours
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h 15​min
2
Agra
— 3 nights
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  6​h
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Bhopal

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Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bhopal online tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Bhopal. May in Bhopal sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Agra.

Things to do in Bhopal

#Nature, #Parks
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Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

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nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, don't miss a visit to Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, and then don't miss a visit to Agra Fort. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, and finally don't miss a visit to Jahangir's Hauz.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online visit planner .

Getting from Bhopal to Agra by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May in Agra, expect temperatures between 48°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Agra

#Historic Sites, #Spas
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Spas & Wellness
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

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Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Manali trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Manali takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Spas & Wellness
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 8th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park, and then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and then tee off at Naldehra Golf Course.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Parks

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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night
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 11th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh road trip planner.

Getting from Shimla to Chandigarh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

#Parks, #Nature
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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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