10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Ujjain
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Ujjain

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 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and finally don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

Make your Dharamsala itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Dharamsala is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

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

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manali: Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara (in Manikaran) and Naggar Castle (in Naggar). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Manali road trip planning site .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle, Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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