6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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6 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge and then make a trip to The Mall.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla day trip planner.

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature 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.
On the 17th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Manali sightseeing planner .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

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Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
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 19th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dharamsala, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas & Wellness
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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