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
Drive:  9​h
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Palampur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Subhash Baoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Devi Temple.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie trip planner .

New Delhi to Dalhousie is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Golden Devi Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Subhash Baoli ©
Subhash Baoli

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 18th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dharamsala travel route planner .

Getting from Dalhousie to Dharamsala by car takes about 4 hours. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Palampur.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

1
night
Palampur

Palampur ©
Palampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Sobha Singh Art Gallery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palampur using our trip planner.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Palampur in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Palampur

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Saurabh Van Vihar ©
Saurabh Van Vihar
Tea Garden ©
Tea Garden
Sobha Singh Art Gallery ©
Sobha Singh Art Gallery

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 20th (Thu): admire the engineering at Pandoh Dam.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Manali travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Palampur to Manali in 6 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Historic Sites
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam

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