6 days in Himachal Pradesh & Rishikesh Itinerary

6 days in Himachal Pradesh & Rishikesh Itinerary

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6 days in Himachal Pradesh & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
4
Rishikesh
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip planner .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

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 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to Scandal Point, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla day trip app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

#Historic Sites
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John in the Wilderness Church, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Dharamsala trip planner.

Drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, then pick up some local products at Cooking Masala, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rishikesh road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Dharamsala to Rishikesh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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Cooking Masala ©
Cooking Masala
River Rafting & Tubing

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