9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

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

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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New Delhi. May in New Delhi sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, make a trip to Guru Nanak Dev University, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Amritsar trip planner .

Getting from New Delhi to Amritsar by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Delhi in May since evenings lows in Amritsar dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally walk around Annandale Ground. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Mall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amritsar to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

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