13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
On the 4th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Parvati Valley and then hike along Chandrakhani Pass. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring and then hike along Sar Pass Trek.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kasol trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi to Kasol is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kullu, Parvati Valley
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Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley

4
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: explore the activities along Beas River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

Make your Manali itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kasol to Manali takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, see the interesting displays at Prantika, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Shimla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Tamzaraa Lounge & Bar - Night Club has been added to your itinerary. When in Chandigarh, make a side trip to see Pinjore Gardens in Pinjore, approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, make a trip to Panjab University, and admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh vacation planning website .

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Chandigarh are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nightlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinjore Gardens, Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Highlights from your plan
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake

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