10 days in Shimla & Dalhousie Itinerary

10 days in Shimla & Dalhousie Itinerary

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10 days in Shimla & Dalhousie Itinerary

Dalhousie
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Dalhousie
— 7 nights
Dalhousie

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 17th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): make a trip to Jakhoo Hill, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to Scandal Point, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple.

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Dalhousie to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Family-friendly places like Dainkund Peak and Khajjiar Lake will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dalhousie: Golden Devi Temple (in Khajjiar) and Chamba (Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhuri Singh Museum, & more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Chamera Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ganji Pahari, hike along Garam Sadak, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple.

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Drive from Shimla to Dalhousie in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Chamba, Golden Devi Temple
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Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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