8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Naldehra
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
4
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Shimla

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Shimla. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Naldehra.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

1
night
Naldehra

Naldehra ©
On the 21st (Mon), play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Naldehra itinerary website .

Getting from Shimla to Naldehra by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Naldehra

Outdoors Golf
Highlights from your plan
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Naldehra to Manali takes 8.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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 26th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church and then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie holiday site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dalhousie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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