7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Shimla journey planning app .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
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: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and find something for the whole family at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manali online travel route planner .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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 3rd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, then browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie road trip tool .

You can drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
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 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip planning tool .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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