8 days in Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

8 days in Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
New Delhi
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 30th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, then pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, and then admire the verdant scenery at Pabbar Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Prantika, then make a trip to The Ridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Kiala Forest.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Shimla sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Shimla is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Shimla due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pabbar Valley
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Pabbar Valley ©
Pabbar Valley

5
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gandhi Smriti and National Gandhi Museum. Shop till you drop at Ambience Mall and DLF Mall Of India. Step out of New Delhi to go to Noida and see The Great India Place, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 1st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, view the masterpieces at An Yahh!!, make a trip to India Gate, and stroll through Humayun's Tomb.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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