7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Leh
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Qutub Minar, contemplate the long history of Red Fort, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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Chennai to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chennai in December, expect nights in New Delhi to be cooler, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
India Gate ©
India Gate
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anjani Mahadev.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Manali travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

Before you visit Shimla, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Shimla sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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 24th (Thu), look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basgo gompa, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Leh tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Shopping
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Phyang Monastery ©
Phyang Monastery

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