15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Himachal Pradesh travel route builder

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Kasauli
— 1 night
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Nahan
— 1 night
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Chail
— 1 night
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Shimla
— 3 nights
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Bilaspur
— 1 night
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Kaza
— 1 night
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Manali
— 4 nights
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Dalhousie
— 1 night
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Kasauli

— 1 night
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree BhavBhavesvar Mahadev. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kasauli trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Kasauli is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nahan.

Things to do in Kasauli

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nahan

— 1 night
Nahan is a town in Himachal Pradesh in India and is the headquarters of the Sirmaur District. On the 3rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Renuka Wildlife Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maa Bala Sundari Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Nahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kasauli to Nahan takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Chail.

Things to do in Nahan

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
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Chail

— 1 night
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chail Gurudwara Sahib, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chail trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nahan to Chail takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Chail

Historic Sites

Shimla

— 3 nights

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

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You can drive from Chail to Shimla in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bilaspur.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks

Bilaspur

— 1 night
Bilaspur is a city and a municipal council in Bilaspur district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India.HistoryBilaspur was the capital of a state of the same name founded in the 7th century, also known as Kahlur. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Mandir and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Naina Devi Ji.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Bilaspur sightseeing planner.

Drive from Shimla to Bilaspur in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Bilaspur

Historic Sites

Kaza

— 1 night
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 9th (Sat): admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then wander the streets of Hikkim, and then don't miss a visit to Kibber Village.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kaza online journey planner.

Getting from Bilaspur to Kaza by car takes about 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Manali

— 4 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
When in Manali, make a side trip to see Hot Water Spring in Kullu, approximately Kullu away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Rohtang Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dalhousie

— 1 night
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 15th (Fri): hike along Ganji Pahari, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip tool.

You can drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites

Himachal Pradesh travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Landmarks
Home to the majestic western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh ranks among the world's top mountaineering destinations. Tourism in Himachal Pradesh draws adventurers from far and wide to climb, raft, paraglide, hike, and ski their way across the picture-perfect river valleys and snow-covered mountain slopes. Those looking for something less strenuous can tour Himachal Pradesh's charming hill stations, where the holiday atmosphere lasts all year. To travel through this mountainous region the old-fashioned way, consider one of the state's narrow-gauge railways, which include the World Heritage-listed Kalka-Shimla train line.

Lahaul and Spiti District travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water
The district of Lahaul-Spiti in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh consists of the two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. The present administrative centre is Keylong in Lahaul. Before the two districts were merged, Kardang was the capital of Lahaul, and Dhankar the capital of Spiti. The district was formed in 1960.Kunzum la or the Kunzum Pass (altitude 4,551 m; 14,931 ft) is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. It is 21 km from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through the Rohtang Pass. To the south, Spiti ends 24 km from Tabo, at the Sumdo where the road enters Kinnaur and joins with National Highway No. 22.The two valleys are quite different in character. Spiti is more barren and difficult to cross, with an average elevation of the valley floor of 4,270 m (14,009 ft). It is enclosed between lofty ranges, with the Spiti river rushing out of a gorge in the southeast to meet the Sutlej River. It is a typical mountain desert area with an average annual rainfall of only 170 mm (6.7 inches).It is the fourth least populous district in India (out of 640).

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