13 days in Manali, Shimla & Dharamsala Itinerary

13 days in Manali, Shimla & Dharamsala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manali
1
Manali
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
End: Manali

7
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: admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali online road trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Manali. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Himachal Pradesh, Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 1st (Thu), deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, thenget to know the resident critters at Himalayan Bird Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Mall, thenwalk around Daulat Singh Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla route builder site.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

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

2
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, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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