13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Change things up with a short trip to Hot Water Spring in Kullu (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner .

Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hot Water Spring, Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
When in Shimla, make a side trip to see Tara Devi Temple in Taradevi, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, and explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Panjab University, admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, and finally stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall, get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, then trek along Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, and finally examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

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Take a bus from Shimla to Chandigarh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Trails Outdoors
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery

3
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.
Amritsar is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, make a trip to Khalsa College, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, and pause for some photo ops at Serai Amanat Khan.

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Drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Tours
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Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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