14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

Start: Vapi
train:  8​h
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kalka
— Few hours
train:  9​h
End: Vapi

2
nights
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 30th (Wed), make a trip to Guru Nanak Dev University, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar online route planner .

Vapi to Amritsar is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary and then contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie day trip website .

Getting from Amritsar to Dalhousie by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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 3rd (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip maker app .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

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 in the awesome beauty at Keylong, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Manali driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, and stroll around Annandale Ground.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planning tool .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kalka.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla ©
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

few
hours
Kalka

Kalka
Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Mata Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kalka online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shimla to Kalka. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalka

Historic Sites

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