9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  23​h
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Mumbai
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
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 9th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, then make a trip to Akal Takht, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then look for gifts at India House.

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Newark, USA to Amritsar is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Amritsar is 10 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Newark in February: highs in Amritsar hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
Food Tours

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.
On the 11th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwood Paramdham, and finally admire the striking features of Rang Mahal.

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Drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Raghunath Temple
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Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple
Rang Mahal ©
Rang Mahal
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
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 12th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Maximus Mall, then look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally explore and take pictures at HPCA Stadium.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Shopping Spas
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Spas & Wellness
HPCA Stadium ©
HPCA Stadium

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 13th (Wed), look for gifts at Sync Internet Lounge, hunt for treasures at Manu Market, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Manali trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Manali

Shopping Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, shop like a local with High Street Phoenix, then stop by Charagh Din Shirts, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then hunt for treasures at Zaveri Bazaar, and then make a trip to Dhobi Ghat.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mumbai trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Manali to Mumbai in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Charagh Din Shirts ©
Charagh Din Shirts
High Street Phoenix ©
High Street Phoenix

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