8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shimla
— 1 night
2
Manali
— 2 nights
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
4
Leh
— 3 nights


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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 (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi and then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Shimla attractions tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, you will find days in Shimla are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the activities along Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley and then identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah.

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Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
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 19th (Wed): walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and finally admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh day trip planner.

Getting from Manali to Chandigarh by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Nature Museums
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Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden

3
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get in touch with nature at Donkey Sanctuary and Kyagar Tso. Get some historical perspective at Thiksey Monastery and Samstanling Monastery. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Leh trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Chandigarh to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

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