12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  3​h
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dayal Bagh, contemplate the long history of Shah Burj, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, then stop by The Warehouse of Gifts & Souvenirs, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary builder .

New Delhi to Agra is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Shah Burj ©
Shah Burj
Dayal Bagh ©
Dayal Bagh

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Rajpath, then examine the collection at National Rail Museum, then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, and finally browse the different shops at Select Citywalk.

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You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

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 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan 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 25th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm
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Manikaran Gurudwara ©
Manikaran Gurudwara
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gayatri Temple ©
Gayatri Temple

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take a stroll through Rakcham and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Trout Farm, then explore the activities along Baspa River, then delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sangla attractions tool .

Getting from Manali to Sangla by car takes about 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. Step off the beaten path and head to Spiti Valley and Komic Monastery. Key Monastery and Hikkim are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Kibber Village and admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kaza holiday planner .

Drive from Sangla to Kaza in 6 hours. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Key Monastery ©
Key Monastery
Hikkim ©
Hikkim

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