10 days in Himachal Pradesh & Amritsar Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh & Amritsar Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 18th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, make a trip to The Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, and then walk around Annandale Ground.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip site .

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from New Delhi in December since evenings lows in Shimla dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manali online journey planner .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

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

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, then explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie road trip tool .

Drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, stop by India House, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip builder .

Getting from Dalhousie to Amritsar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

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