11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Tabo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 1st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dharamsala road trip planning website .

Chennai to Dharamsala is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Prantika, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 5th (Wed), wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sangla trip planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Sangla in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tabo.

Things to do in Sangla

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
Tabo

Tabo ©
Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tabo Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Golden Temple, then view the masterpieces at The Chamber of Picture Treasures (Z'al-ma), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chogskhor Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tabo trip maker site .

Getting from Sangla to Tabo by car takes about 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Tabo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tabo Monastery
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Chogskhor Monastery ©
Chogskhor Monastery
Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Komick Village, wander the streets of Hikkim, then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kaza road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tabo to Kaza takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Komick Village, Spiti Valley
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Visit Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple for their historical value. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Manali sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 5 hours. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Manikaran Gurudwara ©
Manikaran Gurudwara

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