8 days in Manali, Lahaul and Spiti District & Shimla Itinerary

8 days in Manali, Lahaul and Spiti District & Shimla Itinerary

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8 days in Manali, Lahaul and Spiti District & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Tabo
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
4
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some historical perspective at Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple. When in Manali, make a side trip to see Naggar Castle in Naggar, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Manali journey maker site .

Pune to Manali is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Spas
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Manikaran Gurudwara ©
Manikaran Gurudwara

1
night
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. On the 23rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then wander the streets of Hikkim, then admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kaza trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tabo.

Things to do in Kaza

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Komick Village
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Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village
Komick Village ©
Komick Village

1
night
Tabo

Tabo ©
Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tabo Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Golden Temple, then take in the exciting artwork at The Chamber of Picture Treasures (Z'al-ma), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chogskhor Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tabo planning website .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Tabo takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Tabo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tabo Monastery
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Chogskhor Monastery ©
Chogskhor Monastery
Tabo Monastery ©
Tabo Monastery
Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple ©
Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla road trip app .

You can drive from Tabo to Shimla in 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra Golf Course, Hanuman Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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