9 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

9 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

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9 days in North India & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Leh
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
7
Agra
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Hyderabad

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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.
On the 28th (Sat), stop by LUV INDIYA CONCEPTS and then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner .

Hyderabad to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hyderabad in September: highs in New Delhi hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Luv Indiya ©
Luv Indiya

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ramchandra Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kullu online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Delhi to Kullu. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Spas

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, see the interesting displays at Prantika, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner.

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 2nd (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall, wander the streets of Christ The King Cathedral, then examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, and finally examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Chandigarh trip planner .

Getting from Shimla to Chandigarh by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Museum Maison Jeanneret ©
Museum Maison Jeanneret

2
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 3rd (Thu), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chokhang Vihara Temple, and then stop by Pashmina House. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery, and finally see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Chandigarh to Leh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Samstanling Monastery
Samstanling Monastery

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then view the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and finally take in the exciting artwork at U.P Handicrafts Development Center. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mina Masjid and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Agra attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In October in Agra, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

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