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
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dalhousie
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 30th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip planning website .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Prantika, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla route planner .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

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

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get in touch with nature at Triund Hill and Bhagsu Waterfall. Shop till you drop at Thankas and Gifts and Maximus Mall. When in Dharamsala, make a side trip to see Mata Brajeshwari Devi in Kangra, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and appreciate the views at Kangra Valley.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala road trip tool .

Getting from Shimla to Dharamsala by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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 (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie route site .

Drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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