8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bundlamata Temple, browse the different shops at Maximus Mall, and don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala trip builder website.

Pune to Dharamsala is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bundlamata Temple
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Manali road trip planning app.

Drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Mall, thenwalk around Daulat Singh Park, thenmake a trip to The Ridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Bird Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, thenadmire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Shimla travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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