10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Worlds of Wonder.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Delhi travel route builder tool .

Kochi (Cochin) to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Kochi (Cochin), expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 98°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Worlds of Wonder
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Worlds of Wonder ©
Worlds of Wonder

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Attractions like Pandoh Dam and Rani Nala make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gulaba and Hampta. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Beas Kund, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hampta
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Hampta ©
Hampta
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund

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 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Shimla Heritage Walk, then stroll through Annandale, and then examine the collection at Annadale.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary website .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Agra trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Shimla to Agra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Agra are 100°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh
Agra Fort
Agra Fort

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