15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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Amritsar
— 2 nights
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Dalhousie
— 2 nights
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
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Manali
— 1 night
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Vashisht
— 3 nights
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Shimla
— 3 nights
7
Chandigarh
— 1 night

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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.
Visit Harmandir Sahib and Tarn Taran Sahib for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amritsar: Jalandhar (Lovely Sweets House Pvt Ltd & Rangla Punjab Haveli). It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar online tour planner.

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in Amritsar hover around 24°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dalhousie day trip site.

Drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick's Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Keep things going the next day: stop by Kushi Boutique and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks · Nature · Spas · Shopping
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas
Kushi Boutique ©
Kushi Boutique

1
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Manali

Manali
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
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Drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. You'll set off for Vashisht on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Step out of the city life by going to Manalsu and Rohtang Pass.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vashisht trip website.

Getting from Manali to Vashisht by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Shimla on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Vashisht

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Manalsu ©
Manalsu
Ram Temple ©
Ram Temple

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Jakhu Temple and Sankat Mochan Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Kufri Fun World and Green Valley. Take a break from Shimla with a short trip to Naldehra Golf Course in Naldehra, about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vashisht to Shimla takes 8.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Shimla are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage 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.
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games
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