14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

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

1
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.
On the 5th (Wed), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Gobindgarh Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then stroll through Jallianwala Bagh, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Amritsar trip itinerary planning tool .

Pune to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. June in Amritsar sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

2
nights
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 7th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip itinerary builder .

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 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and then explore the activities along Dal Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala tour builder tool .

Getting from Dalhousie to Dharamsala by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

3
nights
Manali

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali trip planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Bird Park, stroll around Annandale Ground, pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shimla day trip site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall

2
nights
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.
Step out of New Delhi to go to Noida and see KidZania Delhi NCR, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and have some family-friendly fun at Barney's Den.

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

KidZania Delhi NCR
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Nature & Wildlife Tours
KidZania Delhi NCR ©
KidZania Delhi NCR

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