15 days in Himachal Pradesh & New Delhi Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh & New Delhi Itinerary

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15 days in Himachal Pradesh & New Delhi Itinerary

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

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Ridge and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary builder website .

Pune to Shimla is an approximately 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 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Explore hidden gems such as Hampta and Jogini Waterfall. Step out of the city life by going to Solang Valley and Solang Nullah. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hampta
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hampta ©
Hampta
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Thu), hike along Ganji Pahari, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip maker tool .

Drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick's Church

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Tibetan Museum. Kangra Fort and Mata Brajeshwari Devi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery.

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Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort

6
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hauz Khas Village and Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Great India Place and Ambience Mall. Step out of New Delhi to go to Noida and see DLF Mall Of India, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Humayun's Tomb, make a trip to Rajpath, see the interesting displays at National Rail Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Modern Art.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip tool .

You can fly from Dharamsala to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall
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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place

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