11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
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Bir
— 1 night
Drive
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Kullu
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manali
— 3 nights
Drive
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Shimla
— 1 night
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Dharamsala

— 2 nights
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Kangra Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Dharamsala side-trips: Kangra Fort (in Kangra) and Dorzong Monastic Institute (in Palampur). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary app.

Jaipur to Dharamsala is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bir.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Bir

— 1 night
Bir serves as the regional hub for ecotourism, volunteering, and meditation retreats.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Maheshwari Temple, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baijnath Temple.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bir route maker website.

Getting from Dharamsala to Bir by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Bir

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Kullu

— 1 night
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kullu online holiday builder.

Drive from Bir to Kullu in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Kaza

— 2 nights
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. On the 19th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kye Monastery, and then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, and then take a stroll through Hikkim.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaza vacation planner.

You can drive from Kullu to Kaza in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Manali

— 3 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visiting Riding Solo and Zana Falls will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manu Market and Jogini Waterfall. Take a break from Manali with a short trip to Tripura Sundari Temple in Naggar, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Shimla

— 1 night

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 24th (Sun), stroll around Annandale Ground, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and then gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shimla sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks · Historic Sites

Himachal Pradesh travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Landmarks
Home to the majestic western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh ranks among the world's top mountaineering destinations. Tourism in Himachal Pradesh draws adventurers from far and wide to climb, raft, paraglide, hike, and ski their way across the picture-perfect river valleys and snow-covered mountain slopes. Those looking for something less strenuous can tour Himachal Pradesh's charming hill stations, where the holiday atmosphere lasts all year. To travel through this mountainous region the old-fashioned way, consider one of the state's narrow-gauge railways, which include the World Heritage-listed Kalka-Shimla train line.