9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Drive:  5​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kullu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, and then see the interesting displays at Prantika.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Shimla online driving holiday planner .

Amritsar to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Parks Nature
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Anjani Mahadev. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then see the interesting displays at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manali road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
On the 26th (Thu), trek along Sar Pass Trek, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then don't miss a visit to Naina Bhagwati Mandir.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kasol trip maker site .

You can drive from Manali to Kasol in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Manikaran
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Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Naina Bhagwati Mandir ©
Naina Bhagwati Mandir

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Get some cultural insight at Naggar Castle and Lord Ramchandra Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Tirthan Valley and Hot Water Spring. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth and don't miss a visit to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery.

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

You can drive from Kasol to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley

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