8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

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 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala day trip planning tool .

Visakhapatnam to Dharamsala is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas & Wellness
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Manali trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Spas & Wellness
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
day
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, take a stroll through Hikkim, then don't miss a visit to Komick Village, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaza online travel route planner .

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Komick Village, Spiti Valley
Highlights from your plan
Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komick Village ©
Komick Village

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 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Chitkul and then wander the streets of Rakcham.

Plan my day in Sangla using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shimla online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Sangla to Shimla in 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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