8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + taxi:  28​h
1
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 45​min
2
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Manali
— 1 night
Fly:  32​h
End: Toronto

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 3rd (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala online attractions planner .

Toronto, Canada to Dharamsala is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

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You can drive from Dharamsala to Sangla in 12.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sangla to Manali takes 9.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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