5 days in Dalhousie & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in Dalhousie & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in Dalhousie & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Dalhousie is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to The Mall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and then get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Bird Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shimla online day trip planner .

Drive from Dalhousie to Shimla in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge
Himalayan Bird Park ©
Himalayan Bird Park
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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