8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

2
nights
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 13th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John in the Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala online vacation planner .

Ahmedabad to Dharamsala is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, have some family-friendly fun at Club House, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manali day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang-Nullah ©
Solang-Nullah

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 19th (Thu), admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

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Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

#Historic Sites
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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