14 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

14 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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14 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Chail
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Prantika, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, make a trip to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary site .

Chennai to Shimla is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Chail.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

1
night
Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, identify plant and animal life at Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chail Gurudwara Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Chail visit planning website .

You can drive from Shimla to Chail in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Chail

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple ©
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple
Chail Gurudwara Sahib ©
Chail Gurudwara Sahib

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 31st (Tue), take a stroll through Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla, delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort, then explore the activities along Baspa River, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sangla visit planner .

Traveling by car from Chail to Sangla takes 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like International Roerich Memorial Trust and Hidimba Devi Temple. Get some historical perspective at Naggar Castle and Manu Temple. There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Manu Market.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manali tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Sangla to Manali in 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Mata Brajeshwari Devi. Tibetan Museum and Dalai Lama Temple Complex are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the different shops at Maximus Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, and take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dharamsala trip planner .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Mata Brajeshwari Devi
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
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 8th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, then identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip planner .

Getting from Dharamsala to Dalhousie by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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