6 days in New Delhi, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

6 days in New Delhi, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

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6 days in New Delhi, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gandhi Museum and Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Gandhi Smriti and Raj Ghat. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in New Delhi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, then fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chandigarh road trip planning website .

You can drive from Manali to Chandigarh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary
Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden

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