6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala attractions planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dharamsala is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 18th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, and then have some family-friendly fun at Club House.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip tool .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours
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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.
On the 20th (Sat), make a trip to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Shimla journey builder site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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