11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, and then brush up on your military savvy at Punjab State War Heroes Memorial & Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar attractions app .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Amritsar is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in October, things will get a bit cooler in Amritsar: highs are around 37°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then look for gifts at Kushi Boutique.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala day trip app .

Drive from Amritsar to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mata Brajeshwari Devi, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Prantika, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Temple, identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Dharamsala to Shimla by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hidimba Devi Temple and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Let the collections at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art capture your imagination. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Beas River, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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

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