11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  5​h
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Tabo
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Mumbai

2
days
Dharamsala

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 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalachakra Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John in the Wilderness Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dharamsala road trip tool .

Mumbai to Dharamsala is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Manali.

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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

2
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple and then admire the engineering at Pandoh Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, then admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River.

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You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kaza.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
days
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Langza, make a trip to Kibber Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery, and finally appreciate the views at Spiti Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, then take a stroll through Hikkim, and then make a trip to Komick Village.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kaza online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Tabo.

Things to do in Kaza

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Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village
Hikkim ©
Hikkim

1
day
Tabo

Tabo ©
Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. On the 22nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Golden Temple, admire the striking features of Chogskhor Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Dhankar Gompa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tabo Monastery.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tabo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kaza to Tabo takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Tabo

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Side Trips

Tabo Monastery, Dhankar Gompa
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Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery

2
days
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Ridge, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Shimla trip builder site .

You can drive from Tabo to Shimla in 12.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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The Mall ©
The Mall
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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