9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Agra
1
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Jammu City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Amritsar

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then stroll around Mehtab Bagh. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SoS Bear Sanctuary, stop by Rajrani Souvenirs, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Agra road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Agra. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, and then don't miss a visit to India Gate. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Akshardham.

To find out how to plan a trip to New Delhi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Manali.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Manali trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Manali takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

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Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and then gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla trip maker site .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Shimla can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jammu City.

Things to do in Shimla

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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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Jammu City

Jammu City ©
Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Amar Mahal Museum and Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranbireshwar Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunath Temple.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jammu City trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Jammu City takes 9.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Jammu City can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jammu City

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Ranbireshwar Temple ©
Ranbireshwar Temple
Amar Mahal Museum and Library ©
Amar Mahal Museum and Library
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple

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