13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Dehradun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h
4
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tapkeshwar Temple. On the next day, get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dehradun road trip tool.

New Delhi to Dehradun is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Tapkeshwar Temple, Robber's Cave, Gucchu Paani
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Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Family-friendly places like Kali Bari Temple and Annandale Ground will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, walk around Daulat Singh Park, appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shimla road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Dehradun to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Family-friendly places like Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park and Manali Picnic Spot and Camps will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Manali trip planning tool.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps ©
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park ©
Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park

3
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.
Attractions like Dainkund Peak and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Dalhousie side-trips: Chamba (Khajjiar Lake & Chamera Dam). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Chamera Lake, stroll through Ganji Pahari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, and stroll around Beeji's Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie trip planner.

You can drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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