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
1
Dharamsala
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Khajjiar
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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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 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala vacation planner.

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Spas

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie sightseeing planner .

Getting from Dharamsala to Dalhousie by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

1
night
Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple, then explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Khajjiar trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Manali.

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
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamula Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Manali road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Khajjiar to Manali takes 10.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) 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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