14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— Few hours
Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Narkanda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
End: New Delhi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Baba Temple and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sanjay Van.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In December in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Narkanda.

Things to do in New Delhi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sanjay Van ©
Sanjay Van
Sai Baba Temple ©
Sai Baba Temple

2
nights
Narkanda

Narkanda ©
Narkanda is a town and a nagar panchayat in Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. On the 20th (Thu), experience rural life at Stokes Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Tanni Jubbar Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, then don't miss a visit to Hatu Peak, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hatu Mata Temple.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Narkanda trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from New Delhi to Narkanda in 10 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Narkanda, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Narkanda

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

St Mary's Church
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Hatu Mata Temple ©
Hatu Mata Temple
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Tanni Jubbar Lake ©
Tanni Jubbar Lake

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla road trip planning website.

You can drive from Narkanda to Shimla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some historical perspective at Tripura Sundari Temple and Siyali Mahadev Temple. Get outdoors at Hampta and Bhrigu Lake. When in Manali, make a side trip to see Gauri Shankar Temple in Kullu, approximately Kullu away. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kullu, Tripura Sundari Temple
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Hampta ©
Hampta
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple

2
nights
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 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and then browse the different shops at Maximus Mall. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagshunath Temple, look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tushita Meditation Centre.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip builder.

Getting from Manali to Dharamsala by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Kangra
Highlights from your plan
Tushita Meditation Centre ©
Tushita Meditation Centre
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Maximus Mall ©
Maximus Mall

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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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dalhousie day trip tool.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Raghunath Temple
Highlights from your plan
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple
St. Francis Church ©
St. Francis Church
Rang Mahal ©
Rang Mahal

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night
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 30th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santokhsar Sahib, then learn about all things military at War Memorial & Museum, and finally look for gifts at The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar online journey planner.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. December in Amritsar sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
War Memorial & Museum ©
War Memorial & Museum
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai
Santokhsar Sahib ©
Santokhsar Sahib

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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 31st (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Christ The King Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Shiv Mandir Saketri, then identify plant and animal life at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chandigarh online visit planner.

Getting from Amritsar to Chandigarh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chandigarh when traveling from Amritsar in December, with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kansa Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Christ The King Cathedral ©
Christ The King Cathedral
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

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