8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Indore

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 8th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Mirza Ghalib Ki Haveli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, and then steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Rajpath, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Temple, then take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chhatarpur Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary builder site .

Indore to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Indore in June, with highs in New Delhi at 45°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunathjee Temple, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaggannath Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagatipatt Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannathi Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannathi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kullu route builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Delhi to Kullu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Naina Bhagwati Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then trek along Sar Pass Trek.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kasol trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kullu to Kasol in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kasol

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Manikaran
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Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Naina Bhagwati Mandir ©
Naina Bhagwati Mandir

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 13th (Thu): cruise along Hampta, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Manali day trip planner.

You can drive from Kasol to Manali in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hampta ©
Hampta
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Bird Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, identify plant and animal life at Himalayan Nature Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Himalayan Nature Park, Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

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