17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kasauli
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Fagu
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Keylong
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
7
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi and then make a trip to The Mall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Shimla online trip itinerary builder .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kasauli.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Monkey Point, then take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Bhavan Mandir, explore and take pictures at Khetarpal Marg, then admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Mata Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kasauli trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Shimla to Kasauli in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fagu.

Things to do in Kasauli

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Solan, Kali Mata Temple, Pinjore Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

1
night
Fagu

Fagu
To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fagu day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Kasauli to Fagu with the Route module. You'll set off for Kullu on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Fagu

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kullu trip itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Fagu to Kullu with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Solang Nullah has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Keylong.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Keylong

Keylong ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kardang Monastery and then make a trip to Shashur Monastery.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Keylong online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Manali to Keylong takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Keylong

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kardang Monastery ©
Kardang Monastery
Shashur Monastery ©
Shashur Monastery

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
On the 15th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, buy something for everyone on your list at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, then identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla, and finally steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Keylong to Dalhousie in 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick's Church

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 17th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. On the next day, look for gifts at Kushi Boutique and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

Start your trip to Dharamsala by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Dalhousie to Dharamsala by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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