7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Dharmasthala
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Manali
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Dharmasthala

Dharmasthala ©
On the 31st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple, then explore the world behind art at Manjusha Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dharmasthala travel planner.

Mumbai to Dharmasthala is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In May, daily temperatures in Dharmasthala can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Dharmasthala

Historic Sites Museums
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Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala ©
Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala
Manjusha Museum ©
Manjusha Museum

1
day
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.
On the 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then see the interesting displays at National Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read New Delhi trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dharmasthala to New Delhi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dharmasthala in June, with highs in New Delhi at 45°C and lows at 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti
National Museum ©
National Museum

few
hours
Manali

Manali
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali travel planner .

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll set off for Shimla on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Shimla tour planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and finally look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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