11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
End: Chandigarh

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: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala road trip tool .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Key Monastery, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Langza, then take a stroll through Hikkim, then make a trip to Komick Village, and finally admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kaza trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Kaza takes 12 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komick Village ©
Komick Village

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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, stroll through Solang Nullah, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Manali takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shimla.

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Mall, have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Shimla holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Fun & Games Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla ©
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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