8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Kasauli
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
5
Kullu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 1st (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kasauli trip planner .

Mumbai to Kasauli is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Kasauli

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Khetarpal Marg
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Gilbert Trail ©
Gilbert Trail
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Shimla online trip maker .

Drive from Kasauli to Shimla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and finally admire all the interesting features of HPCA Stadium.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip builder .

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie online trip builder .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunathjee Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, then make a trip to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharvali Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kulant Pith, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kullu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Dalhousie to Kullu in 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith

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