9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h
1
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip website .

Mumbai to Agra is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. In November, Agra is slightly colder than Mumbai - with highs of 34°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, then don't miss a visit to Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga, and finally steep yourself in history at India Gate. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila), admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi driving holiday tool .

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple.

Before you visit Kullu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from New Delhi to Kullu with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery ©
Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip app .

Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 9th (Sat), get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla road trip site .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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