11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 45 min
1
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
4
Khajjiar
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h
5
Chail
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): walk around Beeji's Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, and then get great views at Upper Bakrota.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip itinerary builder website.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dalhousie is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Upper Bakrota
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Beeji's Park ©
Beeji's Park

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and hit the slopes at Solang Nullah.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Manali online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to The Mall, then walk around Daulat Singh Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
Aptly nicknamed "Little Switzerland of India," Khajjiar charms visitors with its picturesque landscape of cedar forests, sparkling lakes, and green pastures.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vajreshwari Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Temple.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Khajjiar route website.

You can drive from Shimla to Khajjiar in 10 hours. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chail.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple

2
nights
Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chail Gurudwara Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba.

Discover how to plan a Chail trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Khajjiar to Chail by car takes about 11 hours. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Chail

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple ©
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple
Chail Gurudwara Sahib ©
Chail Gurudwara Sahib

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