35 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

35 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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35 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Kasauli
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chail
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Shimla
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
6
Chamba
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Dharamsala
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Kangra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Jwalamukhi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Kullu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Manali
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monkey Point, and then trek along Gilbert Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kasauli tour planner.

New Delhi to Kasauli is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Chail.

Things to do in Kasauli

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gilbert Trail ©
Gilbert Trail
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

1
night
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 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, then make a trip to Maharaja's Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chail Gurudwara Sahib.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chail trip planning site .

Getting from Kasauli to Chail by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Chail

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple ©
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Tara Devi Temple. Bring the kids along to Annandale Ground and Johnnie's Wax Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shimla: Sholoni Devi Temple (in Solan), Mahunag Temple (in Mandi) and Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and take in the pleasant sights at Shimla Heritage Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary app .

Getting from Chail to Shimla by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Solan, Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra Golf Course, Mahunag Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Dwar Sangla, explore the activities along Baspa River, then wander the streets of Rakcham, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Sangla travel route planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Sangla in 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Kamru Fort ©
Kamru Fort

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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): wander the streets of Hikkim, then don't miss a visit to Langza, then don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, and finally appreciate the views at Spiti Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Gue Mummy..

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kaza online day trip planner .

Drive from Sangla to Kaza in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chamba.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village

2
nights
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
Kids will enjoy Laxmi Narayan Temple and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore hidden gems such as Chamunda Devi Temple and Chamera Dam. When in Chamba, make a side trip to see Khajji Nag Temple in Khajjiar, approximately 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vajreshwari Temple, and see the interesting displays at Bhuri Singh Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chamba route planning site .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Chamba takes 11.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Chamba

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Khajji Nag Temple
Highlights from your plan
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Baijnath Temple and Spas & Wellness. Family-friendly places like Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery and Aghanjar Mahadev Temple will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chamunda Devi Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tushita Meditation Centre, and get great views at Naddi View Point.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Chamba to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kangra.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palampur, Baijnath Temple
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery ©
Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery

2
nights
Kangra

Kangra ©
Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district now in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. On the 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Baglamukhi Temple, don't miss a visit to Masroor Rock Cut Temple, then contemplate the long history of Kangra Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Brajeshwari Devi. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Indrahar Pass and then explore the activities along Kareri Lake.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kangra sightseeing planner.

Getting from Dharamsala to Kangra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jwalamukhi.

Things to do in Kangra

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kareri Lake ©
Kareri Lake
Baglamukhi Temple ©
Baglamukhi Temple
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort

1
night
Jwalamukhi

Jwalamukhi ©
On the 14th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Chamba Pattan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawali Ji Temple.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jwalamukhi trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Kangra to Jwalamukhi in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kullu.

Things to do in Jwalamukhi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chamba Pattan
Highlights from your plan
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tirthan Valley and Parvati Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kullu: Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara (in Manikaran) and Naggar Castle (in Naggar). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple and witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kullu travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Jwalamukhi to Kullu takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Manikaran, Naggar Castle, Parvati Valley
Highlights from your plan
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Parvati Valley ©
Parvati Valley

8
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jogini Waterfall and Bhrigu Lake. Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

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