2 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

2 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

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2 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to India Gate and then don't miss a visit to Humayun's Tomb.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip tool .

Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Shimla attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Spas Nature Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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