16 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

16 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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16 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
2
Vashisht
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Manali
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Shimla
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Take a break from Dharamsala with a short trip to Mata Brajeshwari Devi in Kangra, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bundlamata Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip itinerary maker app .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dharamsala is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vashisht.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Bundlamata Temple, Mata Brajeshwari Devi
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

1
night
Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple and then cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vashisht travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Vashisht in 8.5 hours. You will leave for Manali on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Vashisht

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Ram Temple ©
Ram Temple

6
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, and take in the awesome beauty at Friendship Peak.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Manali trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Vashisht to Manali in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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: don't miss a visit to The Mall, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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