15 days in Himachal Pradesh & Punjab Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh & Punjab Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

3
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 Tripura Sundari Temple and Ghatotkach Tree Templ. Escape the urban bustle at Solang Valley and Jogini Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Hampta, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Manali journey planner.

Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar, Hampta
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hampta ©
Hampta
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Langza, wander the streets of Hikkim, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kye Monastery, and then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kaza trip maker site.

Drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Key Monastery ©
Key Monastery

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Baspa River and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sangla trip planning site.

You can drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Baspa River ©
Baspa River

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Annandale Army Heritage Museum and Jakhoo Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at Tara Devi Temple and Sankat Mochan Temple. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and don't miss a visit to The Mall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sangla to Shimla in 7 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas and Kangra Fort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Tibetan Museum. Take a break from Dharamsala with a short trip to Mata Brajeshwari Devi in Kangra, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Maximus Mall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dharamsala trip planning website.

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Spas
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 15th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Central Sikh Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): stop by India House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Amritsar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. December in Amritsar sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum
Gobindgarh Fort ©
Gobindgarh Fort

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