8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Chandigarh
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
4
Mussoorie
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansa Devi Temple, then see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret, then take in the awesome beauty at Timber Trail, and finally make a trip to Gurudwara Nada Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and then take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh online sightseeing planner .

Bengaluru to Chandigarh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Timber Trail ©
Timber Trail
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla online holiday planner .

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then Head underground at Arjun Gufa.

Plan my day in Manali using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mussoorie.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
Mussoorie

Mussoorie ©
The self-styled "Queen of Hill Stations," Mussoorie features scenery that can be spoken of in regal terms.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Kempty Falls, then take in the awesome beauty at Gun Hill, and then trek along Camel's Back Road.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mussoorie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Mussoorie takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kempty Falls ©
Kempty Falls
Camel's Back Road ©
Camel's Back Road

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