8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

1
day
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 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalachakra Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, and finally admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dharamsala road trip planning tool .

Kochi (Cochin) to Dharamsala is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
On the 5th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dalhousie online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visit Manikaran Gurudwara and Hidimba Devi Temple for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Beas River and Rani Nallah. Step out of Manali to go to Naggar and see Naggar Castle, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anjani Mahadev, browse the eclectic array of goods at Manu Market, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
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Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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