10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Kasauli
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi

3
days
Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, sightseeing, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dharamsala tour planner.

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill

1
day
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kasauli.

Things to do in Shimla

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The Mall
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge

1
day
Kasauli

Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Gurka Fort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monkey Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Kasauli travel planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Kasauli in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kasauli

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Sunset Point
Christ Church
Manki Point

3
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, sightseeing, fun & games, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, and admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kasauli to Manali in 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Sightseeing

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rohtang Pass

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