5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Chail
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
3
Manali
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple and then make a trip to The Mall.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Shimla attractions planner .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chail.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

1
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Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple, enjoy some diversion at Chail Cricket Ground, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chail Gurudwara Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Ka Tibba.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chail route builder .

Drive from Shimla to Chail in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Chail

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple ©
Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple
Chail Gurudwara Sahib ©
Chail Gurudwara Sahib

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Chail to Manali by car takes about 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

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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 31st (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Spas & Wellness
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

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