13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Leh
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Hunder
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Turtuk
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kargil
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Srinagar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi


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3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visit Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Solang Valley and Rani Nallah. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, get outside with Rohtang Pass, and explore the activities along Beas River.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali sightseeing website .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Leh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

4
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get outdoors at Photography Tours and Magnetic Hill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Thiksey Monastery and Gurdwara Pathar Sahib. Change things up with these side-trips from Leh: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alchi Choskor Monastery, look for gifts at Pashmina House, and make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Leh takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hunder.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

1
night
Hunder

Hunder ©
On the 10th (Sat), cruise along Wari La Pass, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hundur Monastery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Hunder Sand Dunes.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hunder online day trip planner .

Getting from Leh to Hunder by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Turtuk.

Things to do in Hunder

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Diskit, Hundur Monastery
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Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Hundur Monastery
Hundur Monastery
Wari La Pass ©
Wari La Pass

1
night
Turtuk

Turtuk
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Turtuk Waterfall and then take an in-depth tour of Balti Heritage House and Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turtuk travel route planner.

You can drive from Hunder to Turtuk in 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kargil.

Things to do in Turtuk

Parks Nature Museums

1
night
Kargil

Kargil ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Dras War Memorial, explore the activities along Karste River, and then take an in-depth tour of Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kargil day trip planning site .

You can drive from Turtuk to Kargil in 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Srinagar.

Things to do in Kargil

Parks Nature Museums
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Dras War Memorial ©
Dras War Memorial

1
night
Srinagar

Srinagar ©
The focus lies mainly on the waters in Srinagar, with the river and lakes of the city dotted with colorful houseboats and making the relatively cool summer capital a popular tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Nigeen Lake, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then delve into the distant past at Pari Mahal.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Srinagar holiday builder app .

You can drive from Kargil to Srinagar in 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Srinagar can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Srinagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
Pari Mahal ©
Pari Mahal
Nigeen Lake ©
Nigeen Lake

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