3 days in Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

3 days in Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

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Shimla
— 1 day
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New Delhi
— 2 nights

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Shimla

— 1 day

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 18th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Mall, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary tool.

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites

New Delhi

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), steep yourself in history at India Gate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and finally steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, then take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, and then stop by Luv Indiya.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi travel route planning website.

Fly from Shimla to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Shopping