13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 1 day
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
4
Chamba
— 1 night
5
Dharamsala
— 1 night
6
Manali
— 2 nights
7
Manikaran
— 1 night
8
New Delhi
— 3 nights

1
day
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): engage your brain at Science City, thentake a stroll through Park Street, and then examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kolkata (Calcutta). In April, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Theme Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Science City ©
Science City
Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Park Street ©
Park Street

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, don't miss a visit to Gobindgarh Fort, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at India House, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip maker app.

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Amritsar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Amritsar when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, thenbrowse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Dalhousie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chamba.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chamunda Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Temple, and then explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chamba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Chamba takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple
Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, and then look for gifts at Kushi Boutique. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala visit planner.

Getting from Chamba to Dharamsala by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 14th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): explore the activities along Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manikaran.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Manikaran

Manikaran ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Kheer Ganga.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Manikaran holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Manali to Manikaran takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manikaran

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kheer Ganga ©
Kheer Ganga

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Humayun's Tomb and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Shop till you drop at Chandni Chowk and KCS Kashmir Shawl Emporium. The adventure continues: make a trip to India Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online route maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manikaran to New Delhi. In April, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Akshardham
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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