7 days in Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

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Manali
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:
5​h
Manali
— 4 nights
Manali

2
days
Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary maker.

Manali to Dharamsala is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

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Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall

5
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Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, have some family-friendly fun at Club House, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

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Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

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Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Rohtang Pass
Hidimba Devi Temple

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