9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Kaza
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kasauli
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Kangra Fort.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary maker tool .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Kangra Fort
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Spas & Wellness

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Kibber Village and then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kaza road trip planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Kaza in 12 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jogini Waterfall and Beas Kund. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, and take in the awesome beauty at Keylong.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Manali attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Manali takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then walk around Annandale Ground, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip planner .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kasauli.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point, then take an unorthodox tour of Khetarpal Marg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): hike along Gilbert Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Mata Temple, then examine the collection at The Dagshai Jail Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree BhavBhavesvar Mahadev.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kasauli travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Kasauli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kasauli

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Solan, Kali Mata Temple, Shree BhavBhavesvar Mahadev
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

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