8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Shimla
— 1 day
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Hyderabad

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 30th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Naam Art Gallery, deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and then don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala online vacation planner.

Hyderabad to Dharamsala is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Great Himalayan National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Himalayan National Park. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley and then cruise along Hampta.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kullu travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Kullu takes 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Great Himalayan National Park ©
Great Himalayan National Park
Hampta ©
Hampta

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 6th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and then make a trip to The Mall.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shimla holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Monument Rani Jhansi ©
Monument Rani Jhansi

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