30 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

30 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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30 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Mandi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Solan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Kasauli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Shimla
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Palampur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Kangra
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Mandi

Mandi ©
Mandi, ', formerly known as Mandav Nagar, also known as Sahor''' (Tibetan: Zahor), is a major town and a municipal council in Mandi District in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): appreciate the views at Pangna-Karsog Valley, then explore the world behind art at Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery, and then explore the activities along Prashar Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Sunken Garden, don't miss a visit to Kamlahgarh Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bir Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Panchvaktra Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhima Kaali Temple.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mandi online travel route planner .

New Delhi to Mandi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Mandi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kamlahgarh Fort
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Prashar Lake ©
Prashar Lake
Bhima Kaali Temple ©
Bhima Kaali Temple
Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery ©
Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery

2
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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Take a break from the city and head to Tirthan Valley and Hot Water Spring. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chandrakhani Pass and Bijli Mahadev Temple. When in Kullu, make a side trip to see Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara in Manikaran, approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery and don't miss a visit to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kullu road trip planning site .

Getting from Mandi to Kullu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara
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Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visiting Hampta and Bhrigu Lake will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beas Kund and Chandra Taal. Go for a jaunt from Manali to Naggar to see Chanderkhani Pass about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Parvati Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamula Temple, and hit the slopes at Solang Nullah.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Manali day trip app .

Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Parvati Valley, Chanderkhani Pass, Hampta
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Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund
Hampta ©
Hampta
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley

2
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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 30th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, and then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kaza trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery
Sakya Tangyud Monastery ©
Sakya Tangyud Monastery

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Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 1st (Sun), delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sangla day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Solan.

Things to do in Sangla

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
night
Solan

Solan
Solan is the district headquarters of Solan district (created on 1 September 1972) in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Solan fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Sangla to Solan with the Route module. December in Solan sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Kasauli.

Things to do in Solan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Krol Ka Tibba

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 next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, then trek along Gilbert Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Craignano.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kasauli trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Solan to Kasauli in 1.5 hours. December in Kasauli sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Shimla.

Things to do in Kasauli

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Craignano
Highlights from your plan
Gilbert Trail ©
Gilbert Trail
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Escape the urban bustle at Jakhoo Hill and Green Valley. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Annandale Ground and Annandale Army Heritage Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Shimla side-trips: Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, go for a walk through Shimla Heritage Walk, contemplate the long history of Manorville Mansion Shimla, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shaily Peak.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Kasauli to Shimla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Shimla sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Dharamsala War Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tushita Meditation Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palampur.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Spas & Wellness

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night
Palampur

Palampur ©
Palampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Shree Jakhani Mata Temple, then make a trip to Birni Devi Temple, and then stroll around Saurabh Van Vihar.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Palampur online road trip planner .

Drive from Dharamsala to Palampur in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kangra.

Things to do in Palampur

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Birni Devi Temple ©
Birni Devi Temple
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple ©
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple
Saurabh Van Vihar ©
Saurabh Van Vihar

2
nights
Kangra

Kangra ©
Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district now in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kalinath Kaleshwar Mahadev Mandir, explore the activities along Kareri Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, and finally take in the natural beauty of Tatwani Hot Spring. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Dhauladhar National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kangra day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Palampur to Kangra takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Kangra

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kangra District
Highlights from your plan
Kareri Lake ©
Kareri Lake
Tatwani Hot Spring ©
Tatwani Hot Spring
Shri Kalinath Kaleshwar Mahadev Mandir ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then don't miss a visit to Sach Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then explore the activities along Chamera Lake.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kangra to Dalhousie takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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