11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
New Delhi
— 1 night
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip website .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for Shimla on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Shopping Transportation

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
You've now added The Glen to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at The Glen.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shimla trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Shopping
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Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill
Lakkar Bazaar ©
Lakkar Bazaar

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get outdoors at Beas Kund and Zana Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Parvati Valley and Chandertal Lake. There's much more to do: Head underground at Arjun Gufa, contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Himachal Pradesh
Highlights from your plan
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah

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 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts, browse the different shops at Maximus Mall, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Indrahar Pass, explore the activities along Kareri Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Brajeshwari Devi.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Indrahar Pass ©
Indrahar Pass
Maximus Mall ©
Maximus Mall

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Chandigarh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. On the 7th (Thu), you're off toNew Delhi.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, then browse the different shops at Shipra Mall, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally look for gifts at Lajpat Nagar Central Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi day trip planning website .

Fly from Chandigarh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shipra Mall, Logix City Centre Mall
Highlights from your plan
Lajpat Nagar Central Market ©
Lajpat Nagar Central Market
Shipra Mall ©
Shipra Mall
Logix City Centre Mall ©
Logix City Centre Mall

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