15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  5​h
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Chail
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
7
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 29th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then contemplate the long history of Kangra Fort, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

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Pune to Dharamsala is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kullu.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth, then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kullu travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Kullu takes 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Siyali Mahadev Temple. Escape the urban bustle at Hampta and Bhrigu Lake. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Hampta
Highlights from your plan
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hampta ©
Hampta
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, then wander the streets of Hikkim, and finally appreciate the views at Spiti Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Kibber Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Langza, and finally don't miss a visit to Komick Village.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Kaza planner .

Getting from Manali to Kaza by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 10th (Tue), wander the streets of Rakcham and then identify plant and animal life at Chitkul.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sangla trip planner.

Drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chail.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
Chail

Chail ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Maharaja's Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chail vacation planning site .

You can drive from Sangla to Chail in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Chail

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Get outdoors at Jakhoo Hill and The Glen. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Image Art Gallery and Lakkar Bazaar. Step out of Shimla to go to Taradevi and see Tara Devi Temple, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, make a trip to Scandal Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and go for a walk through Shimla Heritage Walk.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Shimla travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Chail to Shimla takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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