11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi


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3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
You'll explore and learn at Annandale Army Heritage Museum and Himachal State Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kali Bari Temple and Tara Devi Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Naldehra Golf Course in Naldehra (about 52 minutes away). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla day trip website .

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Golf

Side Trips

Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

2
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manali day trip website .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hauz Khas Village and Gandhi Smriti. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ambience Mall and National Gandhi Museum. Get out of town with these interesting New Delhi side-trips: Noida (The Great India Place & DLF Mall Of India). There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Delhi travel route planner.

Getting from Manali to New Delhi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Museums Spas

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti
Raj Ghat ©
Raj Ghat

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and then stop by Marble Handicrafts Agra. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lotus Throne, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then examine the collection at Taj Museum.

Make your Agra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Lotus Throne
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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