7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Hyderabad

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 14th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church and then make a trip to The Mall. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Ridge, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally make a trip to Jakhoo Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner.

Hyderabad to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manali.

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Shimla Christ Church
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

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: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Manali online itinerary creator.

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths

2
days
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 19th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill

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