13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Kaza
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Dalhousie
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 11th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, walk around Annandale Ground, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip website .

Hyderabad to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take a stroll through Rakcham and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sangla day trip site .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Sangla takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then take a stroll through Hikkim, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to Kibber Village.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kaza trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sangla to Kaza in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Komick Village, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Komick Village ©
Komick Village
Hikkim ©
Hikkim

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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, get outside with Rohtang Pass, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

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
day
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 20th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dalhousie online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dalhousie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick'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.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, explore the activities along Dal Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalachakra Temple, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala online route planner .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bundlamata Temple
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

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