7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then stroll around Annandale Ground, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planning site .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Shimla is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, and then don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Shimla to Dharamsala by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple ©
Aghanjar Mahadev 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

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Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): find something for the whole family at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner.

Getting from Dalhousie to Manali by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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