7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  4​h
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Shimla
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
3
Kufri
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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 6th (Sun): browse the different shops at Elante mall, make a trip to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and finally stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh trip itinerary tool .

New Delhi to Chandigarh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Gurudwara Nada Sahib
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Elante mall ©
Elante mall

few
hours
Shimla

Shimla
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla travel route planner .

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Kufri.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Tours Outdoors

2
nights
Kufri

Kufri ©
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Himalayan Nature Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kufri holiday planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Kufri in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Kullu.

Things to do in Kufri

Wildlife Parks
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Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunathjee Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kullu journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kufri to Kullu takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple and then take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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