10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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 30th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mandir Mata Lal Devi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar vacation planner.

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Amritsar, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas
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Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib

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.
Khajjiar Lake has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, and then identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, then steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli, then explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dalhousie road trip planning site .

You can drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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 4th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala route planner.

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hidimba Devi Temple and Naggar Castle. Get outdoors at Solang Valley and Keylong. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at International Roerich Memorial Trust, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Manali trip simple and quick.

Getting from Dharamsala to Manali by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

1
night
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 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansa Devi Temple, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then don't miss a visit to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, and finally admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh online trip builder .

You can drive from Manali to Chandigarh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
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Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

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