10 days in Chandigarh, Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

10 days in Chandigarh, Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

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10 days in Chandigarh, Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden and then stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Chandigarh vacation planner .

New Delhi to Chandigarh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You will leave for Dharamsala on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Chandigarh

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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

Plan my day in Dharamsala using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Dharamsala takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake
HPCA Stadium ©
HPCA Stadium

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Explore Manali's surroundings by going to Naggar Castle (in Naggar) and Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery (in Kullu). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manali tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass, Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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