14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  1​h 45​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Nubra Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Leh
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Kargil
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
8
Sonamarg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Pahalgam
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
11
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Jaipur


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1
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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

To find out how to plan a trip to Chandigarh, use our trip itinerary maker.

Jaipur to Chandigarh is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 20th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Shimla vacation planner .

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 21st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kullu road trip planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Kullu in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara
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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth

1
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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Van Vihar National Park.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Nubra Valley.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Van Vihar National Park, Naggar Castle
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley ©
A trip to Nubra Valley must be planned in advance due to the area's weather extremes, which include freezing winters.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nubra Valley day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Leh to Nubra Valley takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Kargil.

Things to do in Nubra Valley

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nubra Valley
Highlights from your plan
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley

1
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Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Thiksey Monastery and Phyang Monastery. Shop till you drop at De Pashmina Emporium and Himalayan Pashmina Shawls. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, stop by Zanskar Arts, contemplate the long history of Riasi Fort or Zorawar Fort, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Leh online road trip planner .

Fly from Chandigarh to Leh in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nubra Valley.

Things to do in Leh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Stok Palace Museum ©
Stok Palace Museum

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Kargil

Kargil ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa).

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kargil trip planner .

Drive from Nubra Valley to Kargil in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sonamarg.

Things to do in Kargil

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa) ©
Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa)

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Sonamarg

Sonamarg
Glacial peaks of the Himalayas are accessible via Sonamarg, a hill station with stunning views.
On the 27th (Thu), hit the slopes at Zero point, explore the striking landscape at Thajiwas Glacier, cruise along Zojila Pass, then take some stellar pictures from Satsaran Pass, and finally get great views at Nichinai Pass.

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

Getting from Kargil to Sonamarg by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sonamarg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pahalgam.

Things to do in Sonamarg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Zero point
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Zojila Pass
Zojila Pass

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Pahalgam

Pahalgam ©
Across the landscape of alpine peaks, conifer forests, and mountain lakes that surrounds Pahalgam lie a number of sites of spiritual importance, and a great biodiversity of wildlife.
On the 28th (Fri), play a few rounds at Pahalgam Golf Course, admire the verdant scenery at Betaab Valley, and then admire the verdant scenery at Aru Valley.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahalgam online trip builder .

Getting from Sonamarg to Pahalgam by car takes about 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pahalgam are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Pahalgam

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Betaab Valley ©
Betaab Valley
Aru Valley ©
Aru Valley
Kashmir Valley ©
Kashmir Valley

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Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Deva Mayi Maa Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dera Baba Banda, then don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Agar Jitoo.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Katra trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Pahalgam to Katra in 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Udhampur, Baba Dhansar
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Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar
Agar Jitoo ©
Agar Jitoo

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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 1st (Mon): make a trip to Sultanwind Gate, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, make a trip to Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amritsar trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Katra to Amritsar takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple
Raunak Punjabi Jutti ©
Raunak Punjabi Jutti

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