11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dalhousie
— 1 night
2
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
4
Manali
— 3 nights

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then hike along Ganji Pahari.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dalhousie is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Ganji Pahari ©
Ganji Pahari
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Go for a jaunt from Dharamsala to Palampur to see Dorzong Monastic Institute about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala online road trip planner.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dorzong Monastic Institute
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, thenadmire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, thenmake a trip to The Mall, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Ridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary website.

Drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

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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, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, stroll through Solang Nullah, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

You can plan Manali trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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