11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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Katra
— 1 night
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Amritsar
— 2 nights
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
4
Manali
— 4 nights
5
Dharmasthala
— 1 day

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Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
On the 12th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deva Mayi Maa Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Katra trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai to Katra is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi

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Amritsar

Amritsar ©

Golden City

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 13th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Gobindgarh Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mandir Mata Lal Devi, take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally look for gifts at Raja Exclusive.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar trip builder app.

You can drive from Katra to Amritsar in 5 hours. In May in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

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Shimla

Shimla ©

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tee off at Naldehra Golf Course, appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Bird Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Shimla holiday tool.

You can drive from Amritsar to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tripura Sundari Temple and Ghatotkach Tree Templ. Get a sense of the local culture at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Hidimba Devi Temple. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Zana Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, explore the activities along Beas Kund, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali trip builder website.

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dharmasthala.

Things to do in Manali

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
International Roerich Memorial Trust

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Dharmasthala

Dharmasthala ©
Whether you're a spiritual seeker or a traveler with the taste for exotic, consider taking a Dharmasthala trip at some point.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Manjusha Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dharmasthala trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manali to Dharmasthala. In May in Dharmasthala, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharmasthala

Historic Sites · Museums
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Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala ©
Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala
Manjusha Museum ©
Manjusha Museum

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