15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: Shimla

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Step out of Shimla to go to Taradevi and see Tara Devi Temple, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Shimla. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

7
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, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, stroll through Solang Nullah, and take in the awesome beauty at Friendship Peak.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manali trip planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba 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, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Plan my trip to Dharamsala with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate the long history of Subhash Baoli. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Rang Mahal, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dalhousie day trip planning app.

Getting from Dharamsala to Dalhousie by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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