14 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

14 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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14 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sukrala Mata Temple and Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. John's Church and Subhash Baoli. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie online travel planner .

Pune to Dalhousie is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Sukrala Mata Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Sukrala Mata Temple ©
Sukrala Mata Temple

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery, then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Maximus Mall, then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip builder app .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum
Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagatipatt Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, and finally make a trip to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery. Keep things going the next day: trek along Chandrakhani Pass and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kullu online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Dharamsala to Kullu by car takes about 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lord Ramchandra Temple, Naggar Castle
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Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You've now added Spa Magnolia to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Hidimba Devi Temple and Jamula Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chanderkhani Pass and International Roerich Memorial Trust. There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the sheer force of Rozy Falls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip app .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Chanderkhani Pass
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Shimla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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