10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, theme parks, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Marine Drive, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, wander the streets of Colaba, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mumbai day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Mumbai. In December in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Raunak Punjabi Jutti, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar road trip tool .

Fly from Mumbai to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, expect Amritsar to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

2
nights
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 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then explore and take pictures at HPCA Stadium, and finally admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John in the Wilderness Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Dharamsala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manali.

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Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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Getting from Dharamsala to Manali by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chandigarh.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

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Drive from Manali to Chandigarh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Museums
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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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