18 days in India Itinerary

18 days in India Itinerary

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18 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kalpa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Tabo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Kasol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Manali
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

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, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and walk around Annandale Ground.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Shimla travel route planner .

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla and then get outside with Rupin Pass.

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

Traveling by car from Shimla to Sangla takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kalpa.

Things to do in Sangla

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rupin Pass ©
Rupin Pass
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
night
Kalpa

Kalpa ©
Kalpa is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, above Recong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, in the Indian Himalaya. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Brelengi Gompa Monastery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kinner Kailash, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayan-Nagini Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Suicide Point.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalpa trip maker website .

You can drive from Sangla to Kalpa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tabo.

Things to do in Kalpa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rekong Peo
Highlights from your plan
Kinner Kailash ©
Kinner Kailash

1
night
Tabo

Tabo ©
Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Golden Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chogskhor Monastery, then take in the exciting artwork at The Chamber of Picture Treasures (Z'al-ma), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tabo Monastery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tabo tour planning website .

You can drive from Kalpa to Tabo in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Tabo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tabo Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Chogskhor Monastery ©
Chogskhor Monastery
Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery

1
night
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Langza, wander the streets of Hikkim, then don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaza trip planner.

Getting from Tabo to Kaza by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Kaza

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Komick Village
Highlights from your plan
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komick Village ©
Komick Village
Langza ©
Langza

3
nights
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kasol: Kullu (Gauri Shankar Temple, Bijli Mahadev Temple, & more) and Naggar Castle (in Naggar).

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kasol trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Kaza to Kasol in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

6
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: explore the activities along Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, get great views at Gulaba, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kasol to Manali takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hampta, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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