13 days in Katra & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

13 days in Katra & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Katra
— 2 nights
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
3
Manali
— 4 nights
4
Shimla
— 3 nights

2
nights
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Baba Dhansar, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhairo Baba Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Katra travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Katra is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Baba Dhansar
Highlights from your plan
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Helicopter Tours
Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Change things up with a short trip to Khajjiar Lake in Chamba (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak and explore the activities along Chamera Lake.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip planner.

You can drive from Katra to Dalhousie in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall and stroll around Annandale Ground.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Shimla online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall

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