10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Tabo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala online sightseeing planner .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 3rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Mall, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Prantika, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Himalayan Bird Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Army Herritage Museum and then tee off at Naldehra Golf Course.

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Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Army Herritage Museum ©
Army Herritage Museum

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sangla tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Sangla takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tabo.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
Tabo

Tabo ©
Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tabo Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Golden Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chogskhor Monastery, and finally view the masterpieces at The Chamber of Picture Treasures (Z'al-ma).

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tabo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sangla to Tabo takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Tabo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tabo Monastery
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Chogskhor Monastery ©
Chogskhor Monastery
Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery

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 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, then take a stroll through Hikkim, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kaza trip planner .

You can drive from Tabo to Kaza in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll explore and learn at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Hidimba Devi Temple and Siyali Mahadev Temple will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Naggar Castle in Naggar (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manali day trip planning site .

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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