21 days in India Itinerary

21 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Leh
— 6 nights
2
Hunder
— 1 night
3
Sangla
— 1 night
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
5
Manali
— 4 nights
6
Shimla
— 3 nights

6
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Spend the 28th (Tue) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Leh trip itinerary maker site.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Leh is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hunder.

Things to do in Leh

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Magnetic Hill ©
Magnetic Hill
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

1
night
Hunder

Hunder ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Hunder Sand Dunes, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), thenmake a trip to Wari La Pass, and finally appreciate the views at Nubra Valley.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hunder trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Leh to Hunder in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Hunder

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Diskit, Nubra Valley
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Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery) ©
Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery)
Hunder Sand Dunes ©
Hunder Sand Dunes

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Dwar Sangla and then head outdoors with Rupin Pass.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sangla road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Hunder to Sangla with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
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Rupin Pass ©
Rupin Pass
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. Kaza is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery, and make a trip to Komick Village.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kaza trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sangla to Kaza takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Komick Village ©
Komick Village
Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Change things up with a short trip to Naina Bhagwati Mandir in Manikaran (about 2h 45 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip website.

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Naina Bhagwati Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Step out of Shimla to go to Taradevi and see Tara Devi Temple, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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