7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jodhpur
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + train + taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Jodhpur

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 15th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Akal Takht, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then make a trip to Gobindgarh Fort, then don't miss a visit to Khalsa College, and finally look for gifts at The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian.

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Jodhpur to Amritsar is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jodhpur in October; daily highs in Amritsar reach 37°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shimla travel planner .

Drive from Amritsar to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Annandale ©
Annandale
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
Shimla Christ Church ©
Shimla Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the sheer force of 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): contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, explore the activities along Beas Kund, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Solang-Nullah ©
Solang-Nullah
Jogini waterfall ©
Jogini waterfall
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): browse the collection at Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalachakra Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John in the Wilderness Church, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of HPCA Stadium and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip planner .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Historic Sites, #Spas
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St. John in the Wilderness Church ©
St. John in the Wilderness Church
Spas & Wellness
HPCA Stadium ©
HPCA Stadium

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