13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  10​h
1
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Khajjiar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Palampur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Kasol
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
Chail
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Kasauli
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Kufri
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
12
Mashobra
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
13
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwood Paramdham, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie online tour itinerary planner .

Bengaluru to Dalhousie is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Subhash Baoli ©
Subhash Baoli
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick's Church

1
night
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Khajjiar trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Khajjiar takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag 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.
On the 4th (Fri), make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Khajjiar to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Palampur.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum
Spas & Wellness

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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Saurabh Van Vihar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Jakhani Mata Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Neugal Khad.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Palampur tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Palampur in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kasol.

Things to do in Palampur

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery ©
Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple ©
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple
Saurabh Van Vihar ©
Saurabh Van Vihar

1
night
Kasol

Kasol ©
Kasol is an emerging party destination for young backpackers, trekkers, and nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then trek along Sar Pass Trek.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kasol trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Palampur to Kasol takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kasol

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, Hot Water Spring
Highlights from your plan
Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Manali online day trip planner .

Getting from Kasol to Manali by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake
Spas

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): wander the streets of Hikkim, don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, and then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kaza journey maker tool .

Drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take a stroll through Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sangla travel planner .

You can drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Chail.

Things to do in Sangla

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Chail Cricket Ground, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba, and then don't miss a visit to Maharaja's Palace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chail attractions tool .

You can drive from Sangla to Chail in 7.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kasauli.

Things to do in Chail

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): trek along Gilbert Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kasauli travel route planner .

You can drive from Chail to Kasauli in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kufri.

Things to do in Kasauli

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

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night
Kufri

Kufri ©
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. On the 12th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Himalayan Nature Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kufri travel site .

Drive from Kasauli to Kufri in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mashobra.

Things to do in Kufri

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park

few
hours
Mashobra

Mashobra
Mashobra is a town in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mashobra holiday planning site .

Mashobra is very close to Kufri. You'll set off for Shimla on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Mashobra

Historic Sites

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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 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally stroll around Annandale Ground.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary planner .

Shimla is just a stone's throw from Mashobra. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

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