15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Vashisht
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
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: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala travel website .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Friendship Peak, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Manali travel tool .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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 5th (Sun), appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kungri Monastery. On the next day, take a stroll through Hikkim and then make a trip to Komick Village.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kaza trip tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vashisht.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Komick Village, Kungri Monastery, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komick Village ©
Komick Village

2
nights
Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple and then cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vashisht trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Vashisht takes 6.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Vashisht

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Ram Temple ©
Ram Temple

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