22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Busan
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Kasauli
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Chandigarh
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Busan

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 historical perspective at Harmandir Sahib and Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai. Get a sense of the local culture at Durgiana Temple and Goindwal Sahib. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amritsar: Jalandhar (Tulsi Mandir Temple & Devi Talab Mandir Temple). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amritsar trip planner.

Busan, South Korea to Amritsar is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Busan to Amritsar is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Busan in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Amritsar, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Jalandhar
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

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 Manu Temple. Popular historic sites such as Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib and Naggar Castle are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara in Manikaran (about 1h 50 min away). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manali online trip planner .

Drive from Amritsar to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Kasauli.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

3
nights
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Manki Point and Kali Mata Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Christ Church and Bon Monastery are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kasauli: Solan (Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Sholoni Devi Temple, & more), Dharampur (Shree BhavBhavesvar Mahadev & Shrimad Rajchandra Mission) and Grave of Barog (in Barog). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple, take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point, hike along Gilbert Trail, and delve into the mystery of Khetarpal Marg.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kasauli trip maker .

Drive from Manali to Kasauli in 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Kasauli

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Solan, Dharampur, Shri Balaji Temple, Kali Mata Temple, Grave of Barog
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Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Bon Monastery ©
Bon Monastery

6
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Visit Christ The King Cathedral and Gurudwara Manji Sahib for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sis Ganj Gurudwara and Kansa Devi Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Chandigarh: Rupnagar (Sri Takht Keshgarh Sahib & Gurudwara Bhatta Sahib), Ambala (Lakhnaur Sahib Gurudwara & Gurudwara Panjokhra Sahib) and Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi). There's lots more to do: walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, and ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh journey maker website .

You can drive from Kasauli to Chandigarh in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ambala, Rupnagar, Panchkula, Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, Hanuman Temple
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sis Ganj Gurudwara ©
Sis Ganj Gurudwara
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib

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