15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Mandi District
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple and then don't miss a visit to The Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Shimla attractions planner .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In December, Shimla is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and hit the slopes at Solang Nullah.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Manali visit planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. On the 4th (Sat), make a trip to Kibber Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, make a trip to Komick Village, then take a stroll through Hikkim, and finally make a trip to Langza.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaza journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mandi District.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Komick Village ©
Komick Village
Hikkim ©
Hikkim

1
night
Mandi District

Mandi District ©
On the 6th (Mon), make a trip to Naina Devi Temple, appreciate the history behind Statue of Padmasambhava, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rewalsar Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhutnath Temple, admire the masterpieces at Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery, appreciate the views at Pangna-Karsog Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhima Kaali Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Gurdwara Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mandi District day trip planning site .

You can drive from Kaza to Mandi District in 7.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Mandi District

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bhima Kaali Temple ©
Bhima Kaali Temple
Rewalsar Lake ©
Rewalsar Lake
Naina Devi Temple ©
Naina Devi 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.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bundlamata Temple.

Before you visit Dharamsala, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Mandi District to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bundlamata Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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