10 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
flight:  3​h 30​min
1
Chandigarh
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Hyderabad

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Urban Theka and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nada Sahib.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip itinerary builder app .

Hyderabad to Chandigarh is an approximately 26-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gurudwara Nada Sahib
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Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Urban Theka ©
Urban Theka

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Bird Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla travel route site .

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manali vacation website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): explore the activities along Chamera Lake.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie online road trip planner .

You can drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nada Sahib and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Chandigarh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Panchkula
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Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

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