10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
2
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

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 (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar attractions planning website .

Hyderabad to Amritsar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Amritsar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 4th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden, 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. On the next day, browse the different shops at Elante mall, don't miss a visit to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, then ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chandigarh day trip planning website .

Getting from Amritsar to Chandigarh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Panchkula
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kullu online trip maker .

Drive from Chandigarh to Kullu in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery ©

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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Manali day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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