8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Himachal Pradesh attractions planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Kullu Manali Airport, Drive to Kaza
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Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manali
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kangra
— 1 night
Drive
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
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Kaza

— 2 nights
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. On the 30th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kye Monastery and then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, admire the striking features of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, and then visit Hikkim.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kaza tour itinerary planning website.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kaza is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Manali

— 2 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at International Roerich Memorial Trust, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripura Sundari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Manali online tour planner.

You can drive from Kaza to Manali in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kangra.

Things to do in Manali

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Kangra

— 1 night
Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district now in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then steep yourself in history at Kangra Fort, and then get engrossed in the history at Maharaja Sansar Chandra Museum & Cafe.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kangra day trip app.

You can drive from Manali to Kangra in 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kangra

Historic Sites · Museums

Dharamsala

— 2 nights
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 4th (Wed), look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dharamsala tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kangra to Dharamsala takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Himachal Pradesh travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Landmarks
Home to the majestic western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh ranks among the world's top mountaineering destinations. Tourism in Himachal Pradesh draws adventurers from far and wide to climb, raft, paraglide, hike, and ski their way across the picture-perfect river valleys and snow-covered mountain slopes. Those looking for something less strenuous can tour Himachal Pradesh's charming hill stations, where the holiday atmosphere lasts all year. To travel through this mountainous region the old-fashioned way, consider one of the state's narrow-gauge railways, which include the World Heritage-listed Kalka-Shimla train line.