17 days in Manali & Dharamsala Itinerary

17 days in Manali & Dharamsala Itinerary

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17 days in Manali & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Manali
1
Manali
— 13 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Manali

13
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Manikaran Gurudwara and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Manali: Kullu (Chandrakhani Pass & Gauri Shankar Temple), The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm (in Haripur) and Naggar (Naggar Castle & Chanderkhani Pass). The adventure continues: cruise along Rohtang Pass, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Hampta, and admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall.

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Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kullu, Naggar, Rohtang Pass, Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm
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Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bhagsunath Temple and Kalachakra Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Kangra Fort. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Kushi Boutique.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Kangra Fort
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

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