10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Kalpa
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dharamsala is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

3
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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali online road trip planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Komick Village, then take a stroll through Hikkim, then don't miss a visit to Langza, and finally appreciate the views at Spiti Valley.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaza trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Kalpa.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Komick Village, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Komick Village ©
Komick Village
Hikkim ©
Hikkim

1
night
Kalpa

Kalpa ©
Kalpa is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, above Recong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, in the Indian Himalaya. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Kinner Kailash, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayan-Nagini Temple.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kalpa day trip app .

You can drive from Kaza to Kalpa in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Kalpa

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rekong Peo
Highlights from your plan
Kinner Kailash ©
Kinner Kailash

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 12th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kalpa to Shimla takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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