11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Rishikesh is known for historic sites, adventure, spas, classes, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, push the limits with an extreme tour, snap pictures at Ram Jhula, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Triveni Ghat.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Rishikesh day trip planning tool .

Mumbai to Rishikesh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Haridwar.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Spas

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, then don't miss a visit to Birla Ghat, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daksheshwar Mahadev, don't miss a visit to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mansa Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Swami Vivekanand Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandi Devi Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Haridwar trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Rishikesh to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple

2
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 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, stroll around Annandale Ground, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Haridwar to Shimla in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali journey builder site .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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