13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kufri
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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 18th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar, and finally examine the collection at National Museum.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In May, daytime highs in New Delhi are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Dalhousie.

Things to do in New Delhi

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Dalhousie in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally walk around Annandale Ground. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Shimla fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kufri.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

1
day
Kufri

Kufri ©
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Himalayan Nature Park.

Plan a trip to Kufri easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Shimla to Kufri in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Kufri

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
On the 25th (Sat), hike along Sar Pass Trek, don't miss a visit to Naina Bhagwati Mandir, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kasol online travel planner .

You can drive from Kufri to Kasol in 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Kasol

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Manikaran
Highlights from your plan
Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Naina Bhagwati Mandir ©
Naina Bhagwati Mandir

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring.

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

You can drive from Kasol to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

3
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: find something for the whole family at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park, take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and get great views at Gulaba.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manali planner .

You can drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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