11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
3
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Srinagar
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Mumbai


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2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Manali tour itinerary site .

Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake

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 24th (Tue): stroll around Annandale Ground, then deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill, then gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Shimla can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple

3
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Explore hidden gems such as Zanskar the Virgin Valley and Stakna Monastery. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Khardung La, take in the spiritual surroundings of Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and stop by De Pashmina Emporium.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Khardung La
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Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley
Khardung La ©
Khardung La

3
nights
Srinagar

The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Apharwat Peak and Walking tours. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the natural beauty at Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Masjid Mosque, and delve into the distant past at Pari Mahal.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Srinagar day trip planning app .

Getting from Leh to Srinagar by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Srinagar, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Apharwat Peak
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Apharwat Peak ©
Apharwat Peak
Walking tours

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