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:  5​h
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
4
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Go for a jaunt from Manali to Kullu to see Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip builder site .

Chandigarh to Manali is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Key Monastery, admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, then don't miss a visit to Komick Village, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Hikkim, then make a trip to Langza, then don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kaza trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Chitkul, then explore the activities along Baspa River, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sangla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and finally walk around Annandale Ground. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Shimla Heritage Walk, don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Ridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Sangla to Shimla in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Shimla Heritage Walk ©
Shimla Heritage Walk

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mata Brajeshwari Devi and Tushita Meditation Centre. Take a break from Dharamsala with a short trip to Masroor Rock Cut Temple in Kangra, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dharamsala trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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