8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla visit planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

#Outdoors, #Golf

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 3rd (Tue), make a trip to Chitkul, then make a trip to Chhitkul, and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sangla road trip planning app .

You can drive from Shimla to Sangla in 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Sangla

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Chhitkul
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Chhitkul ©
Chhitkul

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple. Get in touch with nature at Beas River and Jogini waterfall. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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

You can drive from Sangla to Manali in 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, get lost in a book at Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John in the Wilderness Church, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Dharamsala trip builder app .

You can drive from Manali to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex

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