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 + taxi:  4​h
1
Shimla
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

few
hours
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stroll around Annandale Ground, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and then make a trip to The Mall.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shimla trip planner .

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Manali day trip app .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

1
day
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 26th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, then hike along Garam Sadak, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dalhousie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, and then don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, then make a trip to Chamunda Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala tour planner .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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