7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  5​h
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

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 9th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dharamsala day trip site .

Pune to Dharamsala is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip planner.

Drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Ridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla route planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Shimla sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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