7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

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 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, and then make a trip to The Ridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla online visit planner .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

4
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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, get your game on at Club House, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and identify plant and animal life at Rani Nala.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Manali day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gulaba ©
Gulaba

1
night
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 12th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John in the Wilderness Church.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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