10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amritsar travel site .

Bengaluru to Amritsar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 30th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and then get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla road trip tool .

You can drive from Amritsar to Shimla in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 31st (Thu), admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong, and then find something for the whole family at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps.

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

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi online trip planner .

Getting from Manali to New Delhi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) ©

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. Keep things going the next day: stop by Rajrani Souvenirs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dayal Bagh, then cool off at Dolphin The Water World, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Agra tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Agra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Haridwar.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Play Safari ©
Play Safari
Dolphin The Water World ©
Dolphin The Water World

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, then take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Haridwar trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Agra to Haridwar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Swami Vivekanand Park ©
Swami Vivekanand Park

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 6th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Vashishta Gufa and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rishikesh road trip planning tool .

Getting from Haridwar to Rishikesh by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Vashishta Gufa ©
Vashishta Gufa

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