7 days in Kullu District, Shimla District & Dharamsala Itinerary

7 days in Kullu District, Shimla District & Dharamsala Itinerary

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7 days in Kullu District, Shimla District & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Jaipur

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visiting Beas River and Rohtang Pass will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, stroll through Solang Nullah, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Manali attractions planning tool .

Jaipur to Manali is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 4th (Mon), tee off at Naldehra Golf Course and then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World. On your second day here, soothe aching muscles at Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
The Mall ©
The Mall

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 6th (Wed), deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Dal Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dharamsala journey planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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