5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Dalhousie
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Khajjiar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

few
hours
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 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwood Paramdham, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie road trip website .

New Delhi to Dalhousie is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick's Church

1
night
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
On the 8th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Devi Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Khajjiar trip planning tool .

Drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Khajjiar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chamba
Highlights from your plan
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dharamsala travel route website .

Drive from Khajjiar to Dharamsala in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 10th (Mon), don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Shimla trip simple and quick.

Drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Manali tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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