8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Dharamsala
— 1 night
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Chandigarh
— 1 night
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Shimla
— 1 night
5
Manali
— 2 nights

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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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to New Delhi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in February: highs in New Delhi hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Side Trip

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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tushita Meditation Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala day trip planning site.

Fly from New Delhi to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Tushita Meditation Centre ©
Tushita Meditation Centre
Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©

City Beautiful

Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, look for all kinds of wild species at Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nada Sahib.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh trip builder website.

Drive from Dharamsala to Chandigarh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary site.

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Monument Rani Jhansi ©
Monument Rani Jhansi

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas Kund, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manali tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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