9 days in Ahmedabad & Shimla Itinerary

9 days in Ahmedabad & Shimla Itinerary

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9 days in Ahmedabad & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
1
Ahmedabad
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Shimla
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
When in Ahmedabad, make a side trip to see Capital Complex in Gandhinagar, approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hathee Singh Jain Temple, explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, and take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad online day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Ahmedabad. In November, daily temperatures in Ahmedabad can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Capital Complex
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Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and stroll around Annandale Ground.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shimla tour planner .

Getting from Ahmedabad to Shimla by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Shimla, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Tara Devi Temple
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Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

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