9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Shimla

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Appreciate the collections at Prantika and Himachal State Museum. Get in touch with nature at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary and Kufri Fun World. Take a break from Shimla with a short trip to Naldehra Golf Course in Naldehra, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Shimla trip planning tool .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Shimla. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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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 25th (Thu): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
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 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kullu day trip planning tool .

Drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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 28th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Kullu to Dharamsala in 6.5 hours. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

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