8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

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, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Manali trip planner.

Indore to Manali is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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 (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, make a trip to The Ridge, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and then deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla day trip tool .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

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

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and finally don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, then explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

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Getting from Shimla to Dharamsala by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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