9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

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


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3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visit Hidimba Devi Temple and Siyali Mahadev Temple for their historical value. International Roerich Memorial Trust and Naggar Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manali trip planner.

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then stroll through Annandale Ground, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online travel route planner .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, and finally make a trip to Urban Theka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, then browse the different shops at Elante mall, and then look for gifts at Decathlon Zirakpur.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chandigarh trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens
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Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 22nd (Mon), admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, then see the interesting displays at Spiritual Museum, and then stop by Marble Handicrafts Agra. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lotus Throne, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then see the interesting displays at Taj Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Agra takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Lotus Throne
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

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