5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shimla
— 1 night
2
Manali
— 1 night
3
Vrindavan
— 1 night
4
Mathura
— Few hours
5
Agra
— 1 night

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 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum and then examine the collection at Prantika.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shimla day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Shimla is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Shimla, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Shimla is little chillier than Dubai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums
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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.
On the 8th (Sun), appreciate the views at Solang Valley, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali holiday planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Vrindavan.

Things to do in Manali

Spas · Nature · Parks
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Spas

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Vrindavan

Vrindavan ©
The holy town of Vrindavan marks the place where the Hindu deity Krishna is said to have spent his childhood.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vrindavan journey planning app.

You can fly from Manali to Vrindavan in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mathura.

Things to do in Vrindavan

Historic Sites
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Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham ©
Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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hours
Mathura

Mathura
Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mathura road trip tool.

Mathura is very close to Vrindavan. Traveling from Vrindavan in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mathura, with lows of 9°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Agra.

Things to do in Mathura

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Agra Art Gallery, examine the collection at Spiritual Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra day trip planning website.

Getting from Mathura to Agra by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Museums · Shopping
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Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery
Agra Art Gallery ©
Agra Art Gallery

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