5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar and then don't miss a visit to Indipix Gallery. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at India Gate, then don't miss a visit to Humayun's Tomb, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip app .

Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kullu trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from New Delhi to Kullu with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple

1
night
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Spas
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Spas
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to The Ridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shimla trip tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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