16 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

16 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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16 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 45​min
4
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Kullu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​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: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary builder tool .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Bundlamata Temple
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Shimla to Taradevi to see Tara Devi Temple about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Mall, have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla itinerary planner.

Drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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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: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
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 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Komick Village, take a stroll through Hikkim, then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kaza trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kullu.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Change things up with a short trip to Naggar Castle in Naggar (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, and don't miss a visit to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery.

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Traveling by car from Kaza to Kullu takes 6 hours. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Parvati Valley, Naggar Castle, Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley

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