11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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 15th (Fri), look for gifts at India House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar vacation website .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, Amritsar is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret, then walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, then ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, and finally examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Chandigarh trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Amritsar to Chandigarh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre ©
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Shimla tour website .

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 19th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manali online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner .

You can fly from Manali to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in New Delhi are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Food Tours

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): stop by Rajrani Souvenirs, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then get your game on at Play Safari.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Agra tour site .

Getting from New Delhi to Agra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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