13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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13 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kashipur
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Khajjiar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Kashipur

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 10th (Mon), appreciate the views at The Glen, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and then walk around Annandale Ground.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Shimla online tour itinerary planner .

Kashipur to Shimla is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hampta and The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Solang Valley and Beas Kund. Step out of Manali with an excursion to Chanderkhani Pass in Naggar--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Chanderkhani Pass, The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, Hampta
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hampta ©
Hampta
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple. On the next day, hike along Chandrakhani Pass, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kullu day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring
Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth

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 20th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill and then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, cruise along Indrahar Pass, then don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Dharamsala takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Indrahar Pass
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Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

1
night
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
On the 20th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, then explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Devi Temple.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Khajjiar travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Khajjiar takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites Nature Parks

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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Khajjiar to Dalhousie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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