17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Vashisht
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Manali
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

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, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, buy something for everyone on your list at Maximus Mall, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala vacation planner.

Mumbai to Dharamsala is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Vashisht.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

1
night
Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): head outdoors with Rohtang Pass and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vashisht route app .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Vashisht takes 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manali.

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

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spiti Valley. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Langza, then make a trip to Kibber Village, and then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery and then wander the streets of Hikkim.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kaza trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vashisht to Kaza takes 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Langza ©
Langza

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali with an excursion to Naggar Castle in Naggar--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall.

To see where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Manali takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalka - Shimla Railway. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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