9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Dubai

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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planning website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Tours
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 19th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla journey planner.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

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

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 20th (Sun), examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then walk around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, and finally examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chandigarh route planner.

Getting from Shimla to Chandigarh by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake

3
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Delhi journey app .

Getting from Chandigarh to New Delhi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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

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