7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Kasauli
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dehradun
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
4
Haridwar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Lansdowne
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Manali
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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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 25th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kasauli online trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Kasauli is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Kasauli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

1
night
Mussoorie

The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
On the 26th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lal Tibba, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santura Devi Temple.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mussoorie road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kasauli to Mussoorie takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dehradun.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Spas Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Lal Tibba ©
Lal Tibba

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night
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Buddhist Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwar Temple, explore and take pictures at Forest Research Institute, then examine the collection at Subir Raha Oil Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Indian Military Academy.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Dehradun trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Mussoorie to Dehradun in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Haridwar.

Things to do in Dehradun

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tapkeshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tibetan Buddhist Temple ©
Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Forest Research Institute ©
Forest Research Institute
Indian Military Academy ©
Indian Military Academy

1
night
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Birla Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Har ki Pauri, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Haridwar trip planner .

You can take a bus from Dehradun to Haridwar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lansdowne.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
Birla Ghat ©
Birla Ghat

1
night
Lansdowne

Lansdowne ©
Whereas many cooler-climed hill stations have acquired a touristy atmosphere, tiny Lansdowne represents a much quieter, less commercialized reprieve from the heat.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lansdowne, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lansdowne trip planning site .

You can drive from Haridwar to Lansdowne in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Lansdowne

Nightlife Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe ©
Lansdowne Trip - Travel Cafe
Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple
Lansdowne ©
Lansdowne

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triveni Ghat, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Lansdowne to Rishikesh in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Triveni Ghat
Highlights from your plan
Spas
River Rafting & Tubing
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat

1
day
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Rishikesh to Manali in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Spas
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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