22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manali
— 5 nights
2
Kullu
— 4 nights
3
Shimla
— 5 nights
4
Kalka
— 1 night
5
Amritsar
— 6 nights

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hidimba Devi Temple and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Take a break from the city and head to Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the sheer force of Zana Falls, stroll through Solang Nullah, and enjoy unforgettable views with Traventure Guru.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manali holiday planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Manali is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

4
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Step out of the city life by going to Tirthan Valley and Sar Pass Trek. Get a sense of the local culture at Bijli Mahadev Temple and Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery. Take a break from Kullu with a short trip to Lord Ramchandra Temple in Manikaran, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kullu trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Sar Pass Trek, Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Jakhu Temple and Tara Devi Temple. Visiting Naldehra Golf Course and Green Valley will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Akasa Spa @ Hotel Willow Banks.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Shimla holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kullu to Shimla takes 6.5 hours. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Kalka.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra Golf Course
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

1
night
Kalka

Kalka ©
Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. On the 10th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Mata Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, and then visit Cantt Retreat.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kalka road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Kalka takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kalka are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Kalka

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pinjore Gardens
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Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Kali Mata Temple ©
Kali Mata Temple

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Harmandir Sahib and Durgiana Temple. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib, and examine the collection at Virasat-e-Khlasa.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Amritsar journey planner.

Drive from Kalka to Amritsar in 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kalka in December since evenings lows in Amritsar dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Virasat-e-Khlasa, Gurudwara Shri Manji Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Spas
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

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