8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 14th (Sun), examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and finally examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, then admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, and then take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh trip itinerary maker website .

Pune to Chandigarh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
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Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannathi Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannathi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ramchandra Temple.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kullu tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Chandigarh to Kullu in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Jagannathi Temple ©
Jagannathi Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Let the collections at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hidimba Devi Temple and Ghatotkach Tree Templ. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, get great views at Gulaba, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Manali vacation site .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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 20th (Sat): stroll through Annandale Ground, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary and then see the interesting displays at Prantika.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shimla attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

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