7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali online holiday maker .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 12th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Kotkhai Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Shimla journey planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Panjab University, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally make a trip to Gurudwara Nada Sahib.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chandigarh travel planner .

Take a bus from Shimla to Chandigarh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
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Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar trip planner.

You can drive from Chandigarh to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Amritsar sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Food Tours
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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