8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

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Singapore, Singapore to Manali is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Manali due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Shimla trip maker website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Shimla sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

3
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 27th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. On your second day here, explore the activities along Dal Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, and then stop by Kushi Boutique.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

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