11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi travel itinerary planner .

Bengaluru to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in New Delhi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

3
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 lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Manali itinerary builder .

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
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 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, examine the collection at Prantika, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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 25th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chandigarh journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinjore Gardens, Harmandir Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake

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