5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
bus:  2​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shimla road trip website .

Chandigarh to Shimla is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple and then have some family-friendly fun at Club House. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini waterfall ©
Jogini waterfall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John in the Wilderness Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala day trip website .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

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