11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Manali
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 45​min
4
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Manali

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Go for a jaunt from Manali to Naggar to see Naggar Castle about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Manali tour itinerary planner.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 20th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, walk around Annandale Ground, explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Kushi Boutique, explore the activities along Dal Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally explore and take pictures at HPCA Stadium.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dharamsala, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Kamru Fort and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla, wander the streets of Rakcham, then explore the activities along Baspa River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Temple.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sangla itinerary planner.

Drive from Dharamsala to Sangla in 12.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sangla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Suicide Point, Durga Temple
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Kamru Fort ©
Kamru Fort
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

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