7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Perth

2
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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Manali driving holiday planning site .

Perth, Australia to Manali is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Manali is minus 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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

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 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, make a trip to The Ridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shimla journey app .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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 7th (Thu), deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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