13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shimla
— 1 night
2
Manali
— 4 nights
3
Mandi
— 2 nights
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
5
Dalhousie
— 3 nights

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 17th (Fri): stop by Sankat Mochan Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Shimla driving holiday planner.

Bengaluru to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

4
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: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip website.

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Mandi.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Mandi

Mandi ©
Mandi, ', formerly known as Mandav Nagar, also known as Sahor''' (Tibetan: Zahor), is a major town and a municipal council in Mandi District in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Prashar Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Padmasambhava, contemplate the waterfront views at Rewalsar Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kunt Bhayog Lake.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mandi vacation maker tool.

Drive from Manali to Mandi in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Mandi

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rewalsar
Highlights from your plan
Prashar Lake ©
Prashar Lake
Statue of Padmasambhava ©
Statue of Padmasambhava
Rewalsar Lake ©
Rewalsar Lake

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mandi to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

3
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.
On the 27th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Chamera Dam, contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip planner.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time 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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