17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kullu
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Kangra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Bir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​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: take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala online itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then steep yourself in history at Kotkhai Palace, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahamai Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill, then admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mahamai Temple
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Potala Adventurers as well as Scooter Rentals Manali. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

Plan trip to Manali with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ram Temple, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
You've now added Great Himalayan National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Great Himalayan National Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kullu holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Lord Ramchandra Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Great Himalayan National Park ©
Great Himalayan National Park
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

3
nights
Kangra

Kangra ©
Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district now in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Wah Tea Estate. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then contemplate the long history of Kangra Fort, then make a trip to Masroor Rock Cut Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baglamukhi Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kangra trip planner .

You can drive from Kullu to Kangra in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wah Tea Estate
Highlights from your plan
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Masroor Rock Cut Temple ©
Masroor Rock Cut Temple
Baglamukhi Temple ©
Baglamukhi Temple

2
nights
Bir

Parasailing & Paragliding has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyingyang Monastery.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bir trip planning site .

You can drive from Kangra to Bir in 2.5 hours. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bir

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Baijnath Temple
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Deer Park Institute ©
Deer Park Institute

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