11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Visakhapatnam

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Step out of Rishikesh with an excursion to Ganga Aarti at Haridwar in Haridwar--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, steep yourself in history at The Beatles Ashram, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip planner.

Mumbai to Rishikesh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, Triveni Ghat
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula ©
Lakshman Jhula

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sar Pass Trek, then make a trip to Naina Bhagwati Mandir, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Parvati Valley.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kasol trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rishikesh to Kasol takes 13 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Manikaran, Parvati Valley
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Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley
Naina Bhagwati Mandir ©
Naina Bhagwati Mandir

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 6th (Mon), appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kullu travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Kasol to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple

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 7th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Keylong and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Manali itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Fun & Games Nature Parks
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SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla ©
SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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