15 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

15 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

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15 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Chandigarh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar, then make a trip to Bhairo Baba Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deva Mayi Maa Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Katra trip itinerary website .

Mumbai to Katra is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baba Dhansar, Deva Mayi Maa Temple
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Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple
Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Visiting Triund Hill and Bhagsu Waterfall will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dalai Lama Temple Complex and Bhagsunath Temple. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagshunath Temple.

Plan trip to Dharamsala with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Katra to Dharamsala takes 6 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhagshunath Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Take a break from the city and head to Solang Valley and Vashisht Baths. Hidimba Devi Temple and Naggar Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, and hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali travel route website .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

3
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 5th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, look for all kinds of wild species at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh travel route site .

Getting from Manali to Chandigarh by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Panchkula
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Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Elante mall ©
Elante mall

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