7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chadwick Falls, Kiala Forest and Annandale Ground. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Kiala Forest, then see the interesting displays at Prantika, then stroll through Annandale Ground, and finally admire the sheer force of Chadwick Falls.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shimla itinerary maker .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then explore the activities along Beas River. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Arjun Gufa, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Museums
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Dalhousie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Raghunath Temple
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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 11th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip planner .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Historic Sites Museums
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum
Spas & Wellness

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