9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Amritsar

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.
You've now added Wagah to your itinerary. On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, and then take in a show at Wagah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Amritsar tour planner.

Chandigarh to Amritsar is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Amritsar are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Amritsar

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Wagah ©
Wagah
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kullu holiday planning website .

You can drive from Amritsar to Kullu in 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manali travel route planning app .

Drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Change things up with a short trip to Mohan Shakti Heritage Park in Solan (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, stroll through Annandale Ground, and admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

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Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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