3 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

3 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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3 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Chandigarh
Drive:  2​h
Shimla
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Chandigarh

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 22nd (Fri), make a trip to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla vacation maker tool .

Chandigarh to Shimla is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Manali.

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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

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

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Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John in the Wilderness Church, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dharamsala holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

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Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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