46 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

46 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Fly to Jammu, Taxi to Dalhousie
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Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chamba
— 5 nights
Drive
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Dharamsala
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kangra
— 4 nights
Drive
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Palampur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kullu
— 6 nights
Drive
7
Manali
— 7 nights
Drive
8
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Sangla
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Shimla
— 6 nights
Fly

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nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Golden Devi Temple in Khajjiar (about 56 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie tour planner.

Ahmedabad to Dalhousie is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Chamba.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Dainkund Peak ©
Mountain
Dainkund Peak
4.7
Chamera Lake ©
Water Body
Chamera Lake
3.9

5
nights
Chamba

Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
When in Chamba, make a side trip to see Khajji Nag Temple in Khajjiar, approximately Khajjiar away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Scotland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chattradi Temple, and make a trip to Hari Rai Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chamba vacation planner.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Chamba in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Religious Site
Laxmi Narayan Temple
4.8
Khajjiar Lake ©
Water Body
Khajjiar Lake
3.9
Sui Mata Temple ©
Religious Site
Sui Mata Temple
4.8

7
nights
Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, see the sights as you ascend with Himalayan Wild Adventures, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and explore the activities along Dal Lake.

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

Getting from Chamba to Dharamsala by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kangra.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Religious Site
Bhagsunath Temple
3.6
Norbulingka Institute ©
Educational Site
Norbulingka Institute
4.6
Triund Hill ©
Mountain
Triund Hill
4.7

4
nights
Kangra

Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district now in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Change things up with these side-trips from Kangra: Chintpurni Temple (in Una) and Jwalamukhi Temple (in Pragpur). Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Dhauladhar National Park. And it doesn't end there: glide through the air with Billing Paragliding, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baglamukhi Temple, get engrossed in the history at Maharaja Sansar Chandra Museum & Cafe, and delve into the distant past at Ambika Devi Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kangra route planner.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Kangra in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palampur.

Things to do in Kangra

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Chintpurni Temple ©
Religious Site
Chintpurni Temple
4.6
Billing Paragliding ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Billing Paragliding
4.7
Baglamukhi Temple ©
Religious Site
Baglamukhi Temple
4.7

3
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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Palpung Sherabling Monastery (in Keori), Adventure Billing Paragliding (in Chogan) and Nyingyang Monastery (in Bir). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, explore the galleries of Sobha Singh Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Shree Jakhani Mata Temple, and shake up your sightseeing with Raid De Himalaya.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Palampur travel planner.

You can drive from Kangra to Palampur in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Palampur

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Raid De Himalaya ©
Climbing Tour
Raid De Himalaya
4.5
Baijnath Temple ©
Religious Site
Baijnath Temple
4.7
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple ©
Religious Site
Shree Jakhani Mata Temple
4.3

6
nights
Kullu

Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Get out of town with these interesting Kullu side-trips: Sar Pass Trek (in Kasol) and Lord Ramchandra Temple (in Manikaran). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, whizz through the canopy at World Outdoor Leadership Centre Zipline Tour, and make a trip to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kullu trip website.

Drive from Palampur to Kullu in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Religious Site
Bijli Mahadev Temple
4.7
Tirthan Valley ©
Valley
Tirthan Valley
4.7
Kulant Pith ©
Religious Site
Kulant Pith
5.0

7
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
When in Manali, make a side trip to see Tripura Sundari Temple in Naggar, approximately Naggar away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, get great views at Gulaba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To find out how to plan a trip to Manali, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Solang Valley ©
Must see
Solang Valley
4.1
Beas River ©
Must see
Beas River
4.7

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kye Monastery, and then make a trip to Kibber Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Komick Village, and then wander the streets of Hikkim.

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You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Spiti Valley ©
Must see
Spiti Valley
4.8
Komick Village ©
Landmark
Komick Village
5.0
Hikkim ©
Neighborhood
Hikkim
4.9

3
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Sangla

Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kalpa (Suicide Point & Narayan-Nagini Temple), Chhitkul (in Chitkul) and Durga Temple (in Rekong Peo). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Chitkul, snap pictures at Shongtong Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Dwar Sangla, and explore the activities along Baspa River.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sangla tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Durga Temple ©
Religious Site
Durga Temple
5.0
Chitkul ©
Mountain
Chitkul
4.8
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Religious Site
Kailash Dwar Sangla
4.8

6
nights
Shimla

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Step out of Shimla to go to Taradevi and see Tara Devi Temple, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Shimla online tour planner.

Drive from Sangla to Shimla in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Jakhu Temple ©
Religious Site
Jakhu Temple
4.2
The Mall
Landmark
The Mall
4.0
Viceregal Lodge ©
Architectural Building
Viceregal Lodge
4.4

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