15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Joshimath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kedarnath
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
New Delhi
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai


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2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Chandigarh is known for parks, nature, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, hike along Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, and stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

Discover how to plan a Chandigarh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Mumbai to Chandigarh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Chandigarh is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Harmandir Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake

1
night
Joshimath

Joshimath ©
Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Gorson Bugyal, get outside with Auli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vridh Badri Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Valley of flowers - Hemkunt Sahib.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Joshimath trip builder site .

Drive from Chandigarh to Joshimath in 14.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kedarnath.

Things to do in Joshimath

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chamoli, Gorson Bugyal
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Auli ©
Auli
Joshimath ©
Joshimath

1
night
Kedarnath

Kedarnath ©
Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Shankaracharya Samadhi, then go for a walk through Shri Kedarnath, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedarnath Mandir.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kedarnath route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joshimath to Kedarnath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Kedarnath

Historic Sites
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Kedarnath Mandir ©
Kedarnath Mandir
Shankaracharya Samadhi ©
Shankaracharya Samadhi

2
nights
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rishikesh: Ganga Aarti at Haridwar (in Haridwar) and Shri Badrinath Ji Temple (in Badrinath). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, and snap pictures at Ram Jhula.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Kedarnath to Rishikesh with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, Shri Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Triveni Ghat Sri Saneeshwara Navagraha Temple, Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
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Shri Badrinath Ji Temple ©
Shri Badrinath Ji Temple
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

6
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Delhi day trip tool .

You can fly from Rishikesh to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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