19 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

19 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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19 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Chail
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kasauli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Shimla
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visit Tripura Sundari Temple and Siyali Mahadev Temple for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hampta and Jogini Waterfall. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Manali online trip builder .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tripura Sundari Temple
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Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hampta ©
Hampta

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. On the 4th (Tue), wander the streets of Hikkim, then don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kaza trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery
Hikkim ©
Hikkim

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary, explore the activities along Baspa River, and then identify plant and animal life at Trout Farm.

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

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chail.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary
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Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Chitkul ©
Chitkul

1
day
Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Maharaja's Palace, then have fun at Chail Cricket Ground, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Ka Tibba.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Chail route planner.

Getting from Sangla to Chail by car takes about 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kasauli.

Things to do in Chail

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games
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Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace

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.
On the 8th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, and finally trek along Gilbert Trail. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monkey Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Balaji Temple, and finally examine the collection at The Dagshai Jail Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kasauli trip builder .

You can drive from Chail to Kasauli in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Kasauli

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Shri Balaji Temple, The Dagshai Jail Museum
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Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Gilbert Trail ©
Gilbert Trail

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Visiting Jakhoo Hill and The Glen will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Tara Devi Temple and Sankat Mochan Temple. Step out of Shimla with an excursion to Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri--about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, appreciate the views at Green Valley, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and contemplate the long history of Gurkha Gate.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Shimla holiday planner .

Getting from Kasauli to Shimla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mahamai Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park, Fagu Ski Resort
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tibetan Museum and Sobha Singh Art Gallery. Family-friendly places like Mata Brajeshwari Devi and Jawalamukhi Devi Temple will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Dharamsala: Kangra Fort (in Kangra) and Baijnath Temple (in Baijnath). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala itinerary website .

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kangra, Sobha Singh Art Gallery, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Baijnath Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort

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