9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shimla
— 2 nights
2
Manali
— 4 nights
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 25th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Daulat Singh Park, make a trip to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary planner.

Pune to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

4
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, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Manali trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, thenbrowse the different shops at Maximus Mall, thengain insight at Norbulingka Institute, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala travel tool.

Getting from Manali to Dharamsala by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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