14 days in Kannur, Leh & Manali Itinerary

14 days in Kannur, Leh & Manali Itinerary

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14 days in Kannur, Leh & Manali Itinerary

Start: Manali
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  14​h
1
Kannur
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  10​h
2
Leh
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 9 nights
End: Manali

1
night
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
On the 24th (Sun), stroll through Thottada Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Kannur Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Payyambalam Beach, and then browse the different shops at Capitol Mall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kannur sightseeing planner .

Manali to Kannur is an approximately 14-hour combination of taxi, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Kannur

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach
Capitol Mall ©
Capitol Mall

2
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 26th (Tue), look for gifts at Zanskar Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery, then look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Himalayan Pashmina Shawls, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Leh trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kannur to Leh in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

#Parks, #Shopping, #Wildlife
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De Pashmina Emporium ©
De Pashmina Emporium
Magnetic Hill ©
Magnetic Hill
Himalayan Pashmina Shawls ©
Himalayan Pashmina Shawls

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Take a break from the city and head to Beas River and Vashisht Baths. Explore Manali's surroundings by going to Great Himalayan National Park (in Kullu) and Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery (in Naggar). Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, take a memorable drive along Hampta, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

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Drive from Leh to Manali in 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Himalayan National Park, Rohtang Pass, Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Van Vihar National Park ©
Van Vihar National Park
Great Himalayan National Park ©
Great Himalayan National Park

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