12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— Few hours
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
4
Chamba
— 1 night
5
Dharamsala
— 1 night
6
Manali
— 2 nights
7
Manikaran
— 1 night
8
Kullu
— 1 night
9
New Delhi
— 2 nights

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) journey planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kolkata (Calcutta). In April in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

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nights
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.
You've now added Jallianwala Bagh to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar journey builder site.

You can fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Amritsar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Amritsar when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, with lows around °C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, thencontemplate the long history of Subhash Baoli, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Chamba.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Subhash Baoli ©
Subhash Baoli

1
night
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chamunda Devi Temple.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Chamba takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple
Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

1
night
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 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

Start your trip to Dharamsala by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Chamba to Dharamsala in 4.5 hours. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, thenget in on the family fun at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dharamsala to Manali by car takes about 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manikaran.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps ©
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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night
Manikaran

Manikaran ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara and then take in the natural beauty of Kheer Ganga.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Manikaran holiday maker.

You can drive from Manali to Manikaran in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manikaran

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kheer Ganga ©
Kheer Ganga

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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharvali Devi Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kullu holiday planner.

You can drive from Manikaran to Kullu in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, thenlook and learn at Jantar Mantar, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and finally steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, and then contemplate the long history of Red Fort.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kullu to New Delhi with the Route module. In April in New Delhi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Akshardham
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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