11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Khajjiar
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

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 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, and then walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nada Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, then ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, and finally see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

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Ahmedabad to Chandigarh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, make a trip to The Ridge, then appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, and finally admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Shimla holiday site .

Take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla ©
SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla
The Mall ©
The Mall

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass

1
day
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
On the 29th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Devi Temple, explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Khajjiar trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Khajjiar takes 10.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chamba
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Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 30th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and then explore the activities along Dal Lake.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala online vacation maker .

You can drive from Khajjiar to Dharamsala in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple.

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Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Amritsar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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