10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  5​h
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kullu
— 1 night
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 2nd (Thu), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Mata Kaulan.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar itinerary planning app .

Hyderabad to Amritsar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, Amritsar is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, then trek along Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nada Sahib.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Chandigarh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Panchkula
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
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 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Shimla tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Manali driving holiday tool .

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

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Kullu attractions planning tool .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak and then buy something for everyone on your list at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Kullu to Dalhousie in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Shopping
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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