22 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

22 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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22 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  5​h
1
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Kullu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Sarahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Shimla
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Change things up with a short trip to Baijnath Temple in Baijnath (about 1h 55 min away). There's much more to do: gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, buy something for everyone on your list at Maximus Mall, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bundlamata Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary maker site .

Pune to Dharamsala is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kullu.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bundlamata Temple, Baijnath Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kullu is known for nature, historic sites, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley, hike along Chandrakhani Pass, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kullu tour planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Kullu in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lord Ramchandra Temple, Parvati Valley
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Kulant Pith ©
Kulant Pith

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manali: Manikaran (Naina Bhagwati Mandir & Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Manali online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 23rd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, then make a trip to Kibber Village, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Key Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, then make a trip to Komick Village, then wander the streets of Hikkim, and finally make a trip to Langza.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaza travel route builder .

Drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village
Komick Village ©
Komick Village

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla and then head outdoors with Rupin Pass.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sangla tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sarahan.

Things to do in Sangla

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rupin Pass ©
Rupin Pass
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
night
Sarahan

Sarahan ©
On the 27th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of King Palace and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhima Kali Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sarahan online trip builder .

You can drive from Sangla to Sarahan in 3 hours. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Sarahan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bhima Kali Temple ©
Bhima Kali Temple

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Solan (Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Sholoni Devi Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla day trip website .

Getting from Sarahan to Shimla by car takes about 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Solan, Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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