7 days in Dalhousie, Patnitop & Dharamsala Itinerary

7 days in Dalhousie, Patnitop & Dharamsala Itinerary

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7 days in Dalhousie, Patnitop & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Patnitop
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Hyderabad

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dalhousie: Chamba (Khajjiar Lake, Bhalei Mata Temple, & more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie trip itinerary maker site .

Hyderabad to Dalhousie is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Patnitop.

Things to do in Dalhousie

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Side Trip

Chamba
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

1
night
Patnitop

Patnitop ©
Once a vacation destination of royalty, Patnitop remains a popular holiday spot thanks to its cool weather, especially appreciated during hot summers.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take a memorable drive along PatniTop Circular Road, then hit the slopes at Patni Top, and then explore the activities along Sanasar Lake.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Patnitop trip planner .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Patnitop in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Patnitop

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Nathatop ©
Nathatop
Sanasar Lake ©
Sanasar Lake

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 22nd (Thu): deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

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Traveling by car from Patnitop to Dharamsala takes 7.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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