11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Kullu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla journey tool .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Manali visit planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mata Brajeshwari Devi and Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dharamsala: Kangra (Masroor Rock Cut Temple & Kareri Lake). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, admire the striking features of Nechung Monastery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Mata Brajeshwari Devi ©
Mata Brajeshwari Devi
Tushita Meditation Centre ©
Tushita Meditation Centre

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): hike along Chandrakhani Pass and then make a trip to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagatipatt Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunath Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kulant Pith, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kullu road trip planning site .

Getting from Dharamsala to Kullu by car takes about 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith

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