12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Gurugram (Gurgaon)
— 2 nights
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Amritsar
— 1 night
4
Chandigarh
— 1 night
5
Shimla
— 2 nights
6
Manali
— 1 night
7
Kullu
— 2 nights

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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.
Lotus Temple has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, then steep yourself in history at Rajpath, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib. On your second day here, make a trip to India Gate, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, and then admire the landmark architecture of Agrasen Ki Baoli - Leamigo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. In January in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a subway to Gurugram (Gurgaon).

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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Gurugram (Gurgaon)

Once a quiet agricultural suburb of New Delhi, Gurgaon has developed almost entirely due to investment from private companies.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then stop by MohanJodero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sultanpur National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheetla Mata Mandir, then browse the different shops at Ambience Mall, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Camera.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Gurugram (Gurgaon) trip planner.

Take a subway from New Delhi to Gurugram (Gurgaon) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Gurugram (Gurgaon) sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Gurugram (Gurgaon)

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Ambience Mall ©
Ambience Mall
Sheetla Mata Mandir ©
Sheetla Mata Mandir

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alpha One Mall as well as Gobindgarh Fort. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Pul Kanjari, then browse the different shops at Alpha One Mall, and then steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort.

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Traveling by flight from Gurugram (Gurgaon) to Amritsar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Amritsar when traveling from Gurugram (Gurgaon) in January, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gobindgarh Fort ©
Gobindgarh Fort
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum
Santokhsar Sahib ©
Santokhsar Sahib

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh online travel route builder.

You can drive from Amritsar to Chandigarh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks · Shopping · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary
Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden ©
Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, identify plant and animal life at Himalayan Nature Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shyamakali Temple. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at The Glen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, and finally stop by Sankat Mochan Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary app.

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park, Hanuman Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, Head underground at Arjun Gufa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Friendship Peak, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, then look for all kinds of wild species at Manali Sanctuary, and finally admire the sheer force of Zana Falls.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali tour planner.

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Manali Sanctuary ©
Manali Sanctuary
Friendship Peak ©
Friendship Peak

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ramchandra Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannathi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagatipatt Temple.

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Getting from Manali to Kullu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery ©
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery ©
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery

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