5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala holiday builder site .

Ahmedabad to Dharamsala is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 22nd (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall.

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You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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