17 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

17 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
2
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
3
Manali
— 3 nights
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
5
Sangla
— 2 nights
6
Shimla
— 2 nights

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, thenexamine the collection at Central Sikh Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pul Kanjari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally stop by The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian.

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Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Amritsar reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree
Spas

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get some cultural insight at Mata Brajeshwari Devi and Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Tushita Meditation Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Dharamsala: Baijnath Temple (in Baijnath) and Sobha Singh Art Gallery (in Palampur). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, explore the galleries of Naam Art Gallery, and make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip planner.

Drive from Amritsar to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Spas Shopping

Side Trips

Palampur, Baijnath Temple, Mata Brajeshwari Devi
Highlights from your plan
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Spas
Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tripura Sundari Temple and Naggar Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and International Roerich Memorial Trust. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Zana Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and explore the activities along Beas River.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Dhankar Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kungri Monastery. On the next day, appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, thentake a stroll through Hikkim, and then make a trip to Komick Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaza travel site.

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dhankhar, Spiti Valley, Komick Village
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary, thenstop by Rakcham, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Dwar Sangla. On the next day, head outdoors with Rupin Pass.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sangla journey maker website.

You can drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6 hours. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Rupin Pass ©
Rupin Pass
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): appreciate the views at The Glen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, thentake in the natural beauty of Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, and finally examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner.

You can drive from Sangla to Shimla in 7 hours. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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