20 days in India Itinerary

20 days in India Itinerary

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20 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Go for a jaunt from Manali to Manikaran to see Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, hike along Hampta, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and get great views at Gulaba.

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Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Step out of Shimla with an excursion to Tara Devi Temple in Taradevi--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and walk around Annandale Ground.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shimla trip planner .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Mahamai Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

4
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kasauli (Manki Point & Sunset Point) and Khetarpal Marg (in Solan). There's lots more to do: walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, don't miss a visit to Panjab University, stroll through Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nada Sahib.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh trip builder tool .

Take a bus from Shimla to Chandigarh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kasauli, Khetarpal Marg, Gurudwara Nada Sahib
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amritsar: Jalandhar (Tulsi Mandir Temple, Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, admire the striking features of Akal Takht, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar travel site .

You can drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Tours

Side Trip

Jalandhar
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Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
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