10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  8​h
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip planner.

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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 27th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwood Paramdham, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie travel planner.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then explore the activities along Beas River. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

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Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 30th (Thu), appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kullu trip maker tool .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chandigarh.

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, then see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chandigarh trip planner .

Drive from Kullu to Chandigarh in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Shimla.

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Mall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Army Herritage Museum, then see the interesting displays at Prantika, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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