8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
train:  11​h 30​min
1
Sangla
— 1 day
train:  9​h
2
Manali
— 2 nights
train:  7​h
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
train:  5​h
4
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

1
day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
On the 9th (Sun), wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sangla vacation builder website .

Jodhpur to Sangla is an approximately 21.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some cultural insight at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Hidimba Devi Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Manikaran Gurudwara and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hunt for treasures at Manu Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Manali trip planner .

You can drive from Sangla to Manali in 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

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

1
night
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 13th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, and then look for gifts at Kushi Boutique.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala vacation planner .

Getting from Manali to Dharamsala by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Mata Brajeshwari Devi
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Shimla tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

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