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
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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 13th (Wed), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mandir Mata Lal Devi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary and then steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip planner.

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in February, you will find days in Amritsar are little chillier (71°F), and nights are colder (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Gobindgarh Fort ©
Gobindgarh Fort
Mandir Mata Lal Devi
Mandir Mata Lal Devi

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): wander the streets of Christ The King Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, then make a trip to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansa Devi Temple, and finally ponder the design of Musical Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh day trip planning app .

You can drive from Amritsar to Chandigarh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Panchkula
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip planner .

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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 top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and then cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at India Gate, contemplate the long history of Jahanara Begum's Tomb, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and finally explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Delhi tour builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in February, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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