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 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

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 15th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John in the Wilderness Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, get lost in a book at Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip builder app .

Ahmedabad to Dharamsala is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, then explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally examine the collection at Himachal State Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla sightseeing site .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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