7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
bus:  9​h
End: New Delhi

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 12th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, then make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala day trip planning website .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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 14th (Tue): appreciate the history behind 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.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Shimla online journey planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

3
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 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manali road trip tool .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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