10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
4
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
New Delhi

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.
Kids will enjoy Akshardham and ISKCON Vrindavan. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, steep yourself in history at India Gate, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

ISKCON Vrindavan, Akshardham
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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 19th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Bird Park, then walk around Annandale Ground, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): walk around Daulat Singh Park, make a trip to The Mall, then stop by Sankat Mochan Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Shimla holiday builder app.

Fly from New Delhi to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll through Solang Nullah.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner.

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps ©
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park ©
Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
On the 24th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, then explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and finally stroll around Beeji's Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip builder tool.

You can drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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