41 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

41 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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41 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Shimla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Solan
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Mandi District
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Manali
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Kullu
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Chamba
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Dharamsala
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi), Chail (Chail Gurudwara Sahib & Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, examine the collection at Prantika, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner .

Bengaluru to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Solan.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Solan

Solan ©
Solan is the district headquarters of Solan district (created on 1 September 1972) in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. On the 28th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sholoni Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bon Monastery, then make a trip to Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, then delve into the mystery of Khetarpal Marg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree BhavBhavesvar Mahadev. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Krishna Bhavan Mandir, don't miss a visit to Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, then see the interesting displays at The Dagshai Jail Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Barog, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jatoli Shiv Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Solan tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from Shimla to Solan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mandi District.

Things to do in Solan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dharampur, Grave of Barog
Highlights from your plan
Bon Monastery ©
Bon Monastery
Jatoli Shiv Temple ©
Jatoli Shiv Temple
The Dagshai Jail Museum ©
The Dagshai Jail Museum

5
nights
Mandi District

Mandi District ©
Mandi District is known for nature, historic sites, museums, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Prashar Lake, appreciate the history behind Statue of Padmasambhava, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahunag Temple, and appreciate the views at Barot Valley.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mandi District attractions planner.

Getting from Solan to Mandi District by car takes about 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Mandi District

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prashar Lake ©
Prashar Lake
Shikari Devi Temple ©
Shikari Devi Temple
Bada Dev - KamruNag Temple ©
Bada Dev - KamruNag Temple

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 5th (Thu), get outside with Rupin Pass. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kailash Dwar Sangla and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chitkul.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Sangla online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Mandi District to Sangla in 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rupin Pass ©
Rupin Pass
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Hikkim, don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Langza, appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, then make a trip to Kibber Village, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Key Monastery.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaza tour planner.

Getting from Sangla to Kaza by car takes about 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

7
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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Manali using our trip planner.

Getting from Kaza to Manali by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kullu: Manikaran (Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara & Naina Bhagwati Mandir) and Naggar Castle (in Naggar). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ramchandra Temple, and hike along Chandrakhani Pass.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kullu trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Manali to Kullu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chamba.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
Chamba is known for nature, wildlife, historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bansi Gopal Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and see the interesting displays at Bhuri Singh Museum.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamba trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Kullu to Chamba in 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Bhalei Mata Temple ©
Bhalei Mata Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then admire the landmark architecture of Rang Mahal. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie trip planning website .

You can drive from Chamba to Dalhousie in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Rang Mahal ©
Rang Mahal

6
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Explore Dharamsala's surroundings by going to Kangra (Kareri Lake, Kangra Fort, & more). There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bundlamata Temple, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala vacation planner.

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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