7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Raipur
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kasauli
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kullu
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Raipur

1
day
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansa Devi Temple, and finally take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh vacation website .

Raipur to Chandigarh is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kasauli.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kansa Devi Temple
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Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery

1
night
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
On the 9th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, then stroll through Gilbert Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kasauli trip itinerary app .

Getting from Chandigarh to Kasauli by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Kasauli

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Gilbert Trail ©
Gilbert Trail

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 10th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Shimla online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Kasauli to Shimla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari 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 11th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, then see the interesting displays at International Roerich Memorial Trust, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On your second day here, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Manali trip planning tool .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kullu driving holiday planning website .

Drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites
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Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Jagatipatt Temple ©
Jagatipatt Temple

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