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
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Chail
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Khajjiar
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online travel route 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chail.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

1
night
Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Maharaja's Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Ka Tibba.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Chail day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Chail takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Chail

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple ©
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple

2
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. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

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Getting from Chail to Manali by car takes about 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Manali

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

1
day
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Khajjiar journey planner .

Getting from Manali to Khajjiar by car takes about 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, hike along Garam Sadak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dalhousie road trip app .

Drive from Khajjiar to Dalhousie in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip planner .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

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