7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Drive:  5​h
1
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

1
night
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip website .

Chandigarh to Manali is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, make a trip to Jakhoo Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. On the next day, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then examine the collection at Himachal State Museum, and finally stroll through Annandale.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shimla road trip planning website .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

2
nights
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 17th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John in the Wilderness Church, then appreciate the history behind Dharamsala War Memorial, and finally explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dharamsala vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Parks, #Nature, #Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas & Wellness
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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