13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
Kasauli
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Ahmedabad

1
day
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 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

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Ahmedabad to Dharamsala is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

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Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 27th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

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You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Kaza.

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Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rohtang Pass

1
day
Kaza

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kaza travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Key Monastery
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Key Monastery
Sakya Tangyud Monastery
Kibber Village

1
day
Sangla

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort and then take a stroll through Rakcham.

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Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kasauli.

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Chitkul
Kamru Fort
Rakcham

2
days
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point, then stroll through Gilbert Trail, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Barog, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monkey Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kasauli sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sangla to Kasauli in 10 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Kasauli

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Grave of Barog
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Christ Church
Sunset Point
Manki Point

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and finally make a trip to The Ridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale.

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You can drive from Kasauli to Shimla in 1.5 hours. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

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Annandale
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

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