8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Pune

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary planner .

Pune to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Manali route planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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 26th (Wed): gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, then make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. On the next day, look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, explore the activities along Dal Lake, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally appreciate the views at Kangra Valley.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala route maker website .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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