10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Nainital
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
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Hyderabad to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Popular historic sites such as Hidimba Devi Temple and Anjani Mahadev are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Manu Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planning site .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Manu Temple ©
Manu Temple

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then browse the different shops at Shiv Gauri Pashmina World, and finally take in the views from Ram Jhula.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip maker .

Getting from Manali to Rishikesh by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Spas Shopping

Side Trip

Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Lal Tibba, take a peaceful walk through Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve, stop by Himalayan Weavers, then revel in the low prices at A Prakash and Co, and finally make a trip to The Camel Rock.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie vacation planning site .

Getting from Rishikesh to Mussoorie by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nainital.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve ©
Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
A Prakash and Co ©
A Prakash and Co
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

2
nights
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
On the 9th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, stop by The Pahari Store, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nainital Lake. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nainital trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Mussoorie to Nainital by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary ©
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

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