13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Drive:  1​h
1
Howrah
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Kalka
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Howrah

Howrah ©
Howrah or Haora is an industrial city, a municipal corporation in the West Bengal, India. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, then see the interesting displays at Gurusaday Museum, then see the interesting displays at Rail Museum, and finally take in the views from Second Hooghly Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Panitras Samtaber, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bangeshwar Mahadev, then buy something for everyone on your list at Avani Riverside Mall, and finally examine the collection at Anand Niketan Kirtishala.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Howrah visit planning website .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Howrah is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. September in Howrah sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kalka.

Things to do in Howrah

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gurusaday Museum
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Bangeshwar Mahadev ©
Bangeshwar Mahadev
Second Hooghly Bridge ©
Second Hooghly Bridge

1
day
Kalka

Kalka ©
Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Balaji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Mata Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhima Devi Temple, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalka trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Howrah to Kalka with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kalka

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pinjore, Shri Balaji Temple
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Kali Mata Temple ©
Kali Mata Temple
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Bhima Devi Temple ©
Bhima Devi Temple

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
When in Manali, make a side trip to see Naggar Castle in Naggar, approximately 1h 10 min away. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, have some family-friendly fun at Club House, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Kalka to Manali takes 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, contemplate the long history of Gobindgarh Fort, take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Amritsar road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Amritsar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

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