6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Jammu City
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Jammu City

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 16th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla online day trip planner .

Bengaluru to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, trek along Garam Sadak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden.

Before you visit Dalhousie, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Manali to Dalhousie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, and then make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala travel route planner.

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

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