9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Rajkot
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Rajkot

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Manu Market.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Manali trip maker app .

Rajkot to Manali is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Museums
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): browse the different shops at Maximus Mall, stop by Thankas and Gifts, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Kangra Fort, then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsechokling Gompa, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Shopping Museums Spas

Side Trip

Kangra Fort
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Maximus Mall ©
Maximus Mall
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Rang Mahal, then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raghunath Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple
Rang Mahal ©
Rang Mahal

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 12th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Prantika, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla attractions planning website .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Shimla takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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