8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
4
Shimla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some cultural insight at Hidimba Devi Temple and Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple. Visiting Solang Valley and Vashisht Baths will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Manali online itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Spas
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. On the 5th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, then admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, then take a stroll through Hikkim, and finally appreciate the views at Spiti Valley.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kaza itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

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 6th (Mon): take a stroll through Rakcham and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sangla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, and finally take in the natural beauty of Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa.

Make your Shimla itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Sangla to Shimla by car takes about 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall

2
nights
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 8th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala itinerary planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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