10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
2
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Dalhousie
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

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 3rd (Fri), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally don't miss a visit to Gobindgarh Fort.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar road trip planning site .

Hyderabad to Amritsar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Amritsar. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Rock Garden of Chandigarh. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple. On your second day here, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, then meet the residents at ChhattBir Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Urban Theka.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chandigarh trip maker .

Getting from Amritsar to Chandigarh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Naldehra Golf Course, then pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla journey planner .

Traveling by bus from Chandigarh to Shimla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Vashisht Baths has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manali tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring.

Start your trip to Kullu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Dalhousie takes 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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