11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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11 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
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  10​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 9th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Ridge and then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip maker .

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 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, get great views at Gulaba, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manali itinerary planning 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 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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. On the 16th (Sun), make a trip to Komick Village, then take a stroll through Hikkim, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kaza trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

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You can drive from Kaza to Dharamsala in 12 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can 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
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

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