13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Chamba
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad


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2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, soothe aching muscles at Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla vacation builder app .

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

4
nights
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: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Rohtang Pass, fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Spas
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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 28th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kullu trip maker tool .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth

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 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Scotland, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Temple, then examine the collection at Bhuri Singh Museum, and finally admire the engineering at Chamera Dam. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chamunda Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vajreshwari Temple, then explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chamba trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Kullu to Chamba in 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Khajji Nag Temple
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Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala road trip site .

Getting from Chamba to Dharamsala by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Bundlamata Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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