10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

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 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Kangra Art, then cruise along Indrahar Pass, and finally explore the world behind art at Gu Chu Sum Movement Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dharamsala route planning website .

Mumbai to Dharamsala is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Indrahar Pass ©
Indrahar Pass
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

2
nights
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 24th (Tue): hike along Ganji Pahari, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, and finally steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Devi Temple, browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garam Sadak.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip itinerary app .

Getting from Dharamsala to Dalhousie by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Golden Devi Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Subhash Baoli ©
Subhash Baoli
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park and Spas. Venture out of the city with trips to Kullu (Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery & Hanogi Mata Temple) and Tripura Sundari Temple (in Naggar). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Friendship Peak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anjani Mahadev, and take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Manali itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Manali in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kullu, Tripura Sundari Temple
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Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill, take in the natural beauty of Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, and finally stroll the grounds of Grave of Barog.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shimla online route planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra Golf Course, Grave of Barog, Hanuman Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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