15 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Manali Itinerary

15 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Manali Itinerary

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15 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Manali Itinerary

Start: Manali
Drive:  5​h
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Manali
— 10 nights
End: Manali

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 21st (Sun): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip builder

Manali to Dharamsala is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then explore the activities along Chamera Lake. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then make a trip to Sach Pass.

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You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
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Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

10
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get outdoors at Beas River and Solang Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Manali side-trips: Kullu (Great Himalayan National Park & Gauri Shankar Temple) and Naggar (Tripura Sundari Temple & Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, and cruise along Hampta.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manali trip builder site

Getting from Dalhousie to Manali by car takes about 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kullu, Naggar, Rohtang Pass
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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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