18 days in Himachal Pradesh & Kinnaur District Itinerary

18 days in Himachal Pradesh & Kinnaur District Itinerary

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18 days in Himachal Pradesh & Kinnaur District Itinerary

Start: Howrah
Drive + Fly:  19 h
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kalpa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
End: Howrah

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for nature, historic sites, parks, museums, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Shimla Glen.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Shimla online route builder .

Howrah to Shimla is an approximately 30.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Chhitkul and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chitkul.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sangla itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Narkanda to Sangla takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kalpa.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul

2
nights
Kalpa

Kalpa ©
Kalpa is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, above Recong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, in the Indian Himalaya. On the 21st (Wed), admire the striking features of Sapni Fort, admire the verdant scenery at Kinnaur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kalpa holiday builder app .

Drive from Sangla to Kalpa in 2.5 hours. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kalpa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kinnaur, Durga Temple
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Kinnaur ©
Kinnaur
Durga Temple ©
Durga 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 21st (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery, then admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery, and finally make a trip to Kibber Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kaza trip builder website .

You can drive from Kalpa to Kaza in 5.5 hours. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toManali.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Key Monastery, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Key Monastery ©
Key Monastery
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nala, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple.

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Getting from Kaza to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalachakra Temple. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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