7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 1 night
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Indore

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple and then explore the activities along Beas River.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary site .

Indore to Manali is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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 3rd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala holiday builder .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunath Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, and finally admire the striking features of Rang Mahal.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raghunath Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 6th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground, appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Shimla day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Shimla takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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