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:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 11th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Beas River, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

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New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, make a trip to The Ridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Shimla trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dharamsala trip website .

Getting from Shimla to Dharamsala by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas & Wellness
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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