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 day
train:  5​h
4
Shimla
— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): wander the streets of Rakcham and then identify plant and animal life at Chitkul.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Sangla journey planner .

Jodhpur to Sangla is an approximately 21.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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.
International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Solang Valley and Beas River will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, and hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali planning tool .

Getting from Sangla to Manali by car takes about 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow 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
day
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): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then relax and rejuvenate 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.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Manali to Dharamsala by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Spas

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Prantika and then tee off at Naldehra Golf Course.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla visit site .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

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