8 days in Dharamsala, Kullu & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Dharamsala, Kullu & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Dharamsala, Kullu & Manali Itinerary

Start: Dharamsala
1
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
End: Manali

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Indrahar Pass as well as Exsul Travel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kangra Valley and Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dharamsala: Baijnath Temple (in Baijnath), Hanuman ji Ka Tiba (in Kangra) and Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery (in Palampur). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala journey planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dharamsala. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kullu.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kangra, Palampur, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Baijnath Temple
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Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gauri Shankar Temple as well as World Outdoor Leadership Centre Zipline Tour. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gauri Shankar Temple, then kick your exploration up a notch at World Outdoor Leadership Centre Zipline Tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ramchandra Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kullu trip maker website .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Kullu in 6 hours. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata Temple
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery ©
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery
Gauri Shankar Temple ©
Gauri Shankar Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You've now added Himalayan Challenges to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Manali trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Himalayan Challenges ©
Himalayan Challenges
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake
Siyali Mahadev Temple ©
Siyali Mahadev Temple

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