4 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

4 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

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4 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
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.
Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, don't miss a visit to India Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi visit planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

Before you visit Shimla, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

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