5 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi & Shimla Itinerary

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

3
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, and make a trip to Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Food Tours

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 9th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla tour itinerary site .

Getting from New Delhi to Shimla by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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