7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 6th (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple and then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kullu day trip planning app .

Mumbai to Kullu is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamula Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Manali holiday planning tool .

Drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Shimla trip planner.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

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

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 11th (Tue), ponder the design of Musical Fountain, ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and finally see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery. On the next day, browse the different shops at Elante mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, then make a trip to Panjab University, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chandigarh itinerary builder .

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake

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