36 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

36 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dharamsala
— 7 nights
2
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
3
Manali
— 10 nights
4
Vashisht
— 2 nights
5
Kullu
— 2 nights
6
Kaza
— 3 nights
7
Sangla
— 3 nights
8
Jubbal
— 1 night
9
Shimla
— 4 nights

7
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get out of town with these interesting Dharamsala side-trips: Kangra (Kangra Fort & Mata Brajeshwari Devi). The adventure continues: gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Kangra Valley.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dharamsala driving holiday planning website.

Jaipur to Dharamsala is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Bundlamata Temple
Highlights from your plan
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

3
nights
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.
Explore Dalhousie's surroundings by going to Chamba (Khajjiar Lake, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church, stroll around Beeji's Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

10
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manali trip maker.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Vashisht.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
nights
Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vashisht road trip site.

You can drive from Manali to Vashisht in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Kullu on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Vashisht

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Ram Temple ©
Ram Temple

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kullu trip planner.

Drive from Vashisht to Kullu in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

3
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. Kaza is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Hikkim, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kye Monastery, make a trip to Komick Village, and admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kaza planning site.

You can drive from Kullu to Kaza in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lahaul and Spiti District
Highlights from your plan
Kye Monastery ©
Kye Monastery
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Key Monastery ©
Key Monastery

3
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sangla: Durga Temple (in Rekong Peo) and Suicide Point (in Kalpa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul, wander the streets of Rakcham, explore the activities along Baspa River, and appreciate the views at Kinnaur.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sangla route planner.

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jubbal.

Things to do in Sangla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kinnaur, Durga Temple, Suicide Point
Highlights from your plan
Kamru Fort ©
Kamru Fort
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
night
Jubbal

Jubbal ©
Jubbal is a town and a nagar panchayat in Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.GeographyJubbal, located at has an average elevation of 2200 metres . Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Khara Pathar.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jubbal trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Sangla to Jubbal takes 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Shimla.
Highlights from your plan
Khara Pathar ©
Khara Pathar

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Jubbal to Shimla takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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