12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  10​h
1
Kullu
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Bir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Palampur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Khajjiar
— Few hours
Drive:  12​h 45​min
7
Kasauli
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Chail
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Kufri
— Few hours
Drive:  9​h 45​min
10
Tabo
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
11
Kasol
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
12
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Doha

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day
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 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Kullu travel itinerary planner .

Doha, Qatar to Kullu is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bir.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley

1
night
Bir

On the 5th (Fri), admire the striking features of Palpung Sherabling Monastery, make a trip to Deer Park Institute, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bir online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Kullu to Bir in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Palampur.

Things to do in Bir

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Palpung Sherabling Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Palpung Sherabling Monastery ©
Palpung Sherabling Monastery
Deer Park Institute ©
Deer Park Institute

1
night
Palampur

Palampur ©
Palampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Shree Jakhani Mata Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Palampur trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Bir to Palampur in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Palampur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery ©
Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple ©
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala online trip maker .

Drive from Palampur to Dharamsala in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

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.
On the 8th (Mon), admire the striking features of Rang Mahal and then browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie trip planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rang Mahal ©
Rang Mahal

few
hours
Khajjiar

Khajjiar
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You can drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kasauli.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites

1
day
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, hike along Gilbert Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kasauli trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Khajjiar to Kasauli in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chail.

Things to do in Kasauli

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gilbert Trail ©
Gilbert Trail
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

1
night
Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Maharaja's Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chail Gurudwara Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chail trip planner .

Drive from Kasauli to Chail in 2 hours. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kufri.

Things to do in Chail

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Chail Gurudwara Sahib ©
Chail Gurudwara Sahib
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace

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hours
Kufri

Kufri
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kufri vacation planning app .

Getting from Chail to Kufri by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 10th (Wed), you're off toTabo.

Things to do in Kufri

Parks Wildlife

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 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tabo Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Golden Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chogskhor Monastery, and finally view the masterpieces at The Chamber of Picture Treasures (Z'al-ma).

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tabo road trip site .

Getting from Kufri to Tabo by car takes about 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Tabo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tabo Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery
Chogskhor Monastery ©
Chogskhor Monastery
Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple ©
Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple

1
day
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
On the 12th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Naina Bhagwati Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harinder Mountain.

Start your trip to Kasol by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Tabo to Kasol in 13 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manikaran
Highlights from your plan
Naina Bhagwati Mandir ©
Naina Bhagwati Mandir

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 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and then head outdoors with Hampta. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the activities along Beas Kund, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kasol to Manali in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Ram Temple, Hampta
Highlights from your plan
Hampta ©
Hampta
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Siyali Mahadev Temple ©
Siyali Mahadev Temple

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