11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the different shops at Elante mall, admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden, and then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Timber Trail and then make a trip to Urban Theka.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh day trip website .

Mumbai to Chandigarh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Shopping
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Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden
Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Timber Trail ©
Timber Trail

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Ridge and Shimla Christ Church. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, stroll through Annandale, make a trip to Scandal Point, and go for a walk through Shimla Walks Day Walks.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Shimla trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Indian Institute of Advanced Study

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gulaba and Van Vihar National Park. When in Manali, make a side trip to see Gauri Shankar Temple in Kullu, approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Solang-Nullah, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manali travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gauri Shankar Temple, Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park
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Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Gandhi Smriti. Step out of New Delhi to go to Gurugram (Gurgaon) and see Ambience Mall, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Rajpath, take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chhatarpur Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Manali to New Delhi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Side Trip

Ambience Mall
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Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Walking tours
Mughal Garden ©
Mughal Garden

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