12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kullu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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 28th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary builder .

Bengaluru to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in September: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 29th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Keylong and then cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Manali trip planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

4
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Explore Kullu's surroundings by going to Naggar Castle (in Naggar) and Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara (in Manikaran). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, hike along Chandrakhani Pass, and take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kullu travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Manikaran, Naggar Castle, Parvati Valley
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Go for a jaunt from Mumbai to Navi Mumbai to see Hanuman Temple of SIES about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, and take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kullu to Mumbai. In October in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Hanuman Temple of SIES
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
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