10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
3
Kaza
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Manali
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
5
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex and then make a trip to The Mall.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Shimla online holiday planner .

Lucknow to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul and then wander the streets of Rakcham.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sangla trip website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Sangla takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, then take a stroll through Hikkim, then make a trip to Komick Village, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kaza trip site .

You can drive from Sangla to Kaza in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

1
day
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manali day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaza to Manali takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Spas & Wellness
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
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 23rd (Tue): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of HPCA Stadium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

3
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.
On the 25th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, then explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Chamera Dam, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dalhousie vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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