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 + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  12 h 15 min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, then appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, and finally deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, and then admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, then get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, and then explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manali tour itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Museums
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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, then take a stroll through Hikkim, and then make a trip to Langza. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kye Monastery, make a trip to Kibber Village, and then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kaza holiday planner .

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Spiti Valley, Kye Monastery
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Kye Monastery ©
Kye Monastery

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tibetan Museum and Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Step out of Dharamsala with an excursion to Kangra Fort in Kangra--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, take some stellar pictures from Naddi View Point, and admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Kaza to Dharamsala by car takes about 12.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Spas

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Kangra Fort
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Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

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