10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
New Delhi
— 2 nights
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Manali road trip website .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Dharamsala War Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple

1
night
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 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, trek along Garam Sadak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dalhousie travel planning website .

Drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar day trip planning website .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daytime highs in Amritsar are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then admire the natural beauty at Sarkaria Cactus Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansa Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, look for gifts at Decathlon Zirakpur, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chandigarh attractions website .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Chandigarh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at National Rail Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally look and learn at Jantar Mantar. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at India Gate, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham.

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You can fly from Chandigarh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in New Delhi are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
National Rail Museum ©
National Rail Museum

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