12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
taxi + Fly:  6​h
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h
End: Guwahati

3
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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manali online trip itinerary builder .

Guwahati to Manali is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kullu online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Shimla.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery ©
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shimla attractions planner.

You can drive from Kullu to Shimla in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum of Kangra Art, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, and finally don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala sightseeing planner .

Drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dalhousie: Chamba (Khajjiar Lake & Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, and contemplate the long history of Subhash Baoli.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Dharamsala to Dalhousie by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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