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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then make a trip to The Mall, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church. On the next day, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course, and then explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner.

Pune to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

7
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rani Nala and Pandoh Dam. Get outdoors at Beas River and Solang Valley. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang-Nullah.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hampta, Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John in the Wilderness Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala day trip planner .

Drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Ganji Pahari and then explore the activities along Chamera Lake.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Dalhousie online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Khajjiar Lake, Golden Devi Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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