8 days in Dalhousie, Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Dalhousie, Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Dalhousie, Dharamsala & Manali Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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.
On the 31st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple.

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Mumbai to Dalhousie is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Chamba, Khajji Nag Temple
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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 3rd (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Maximus Mall, stop by Thankas and Gifts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala visit planner.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Shopping
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

3
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hidimba Devi Temple and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Do some cultural sightseeing at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Naggar Castle. There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Spas
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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