9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Dalhousie
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

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New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

1
day
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Rang Mahal, take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip planner.

Drive from Shimla to Dalhousie in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Rang Mahal ©
Rang Mahal

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala tour itinerary tool .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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