5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
bus:  2​h
1
Shimla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Sangla
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary planner.

Chandigarh to Shimla is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

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You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Dwar Sangla and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Sangla trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Manali to Sangla by car takes about 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sangla

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

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