8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Konni
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
End: Konni

1
night
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 1st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill and then get lost in a book at Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight at Norbulingka Institute and then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala route planner.

Konni to Dharamsala is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 3rd (Thu), deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Annandale Ground and then deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Shimla vacation site .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
When in Manali, make a side trip to see Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, approximately 15h 15 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake, take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manali holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Van Vihar National Park
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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