9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

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 9th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip planner .

Mumbai to Dharamsala is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Annandale Ground, go for a walk through Shimla Heritage Walk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip builder site .

Getting from Dharamsala to Shimla by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

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 13th (Wed): wander the streets of Rakcham and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chitkul.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sangla itinerary site .

You can drive from Shimla to Sangla in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

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. On the 14th (Thu), take a stroll through Hikkim, then make a trip to Langza, then make a trip to Kibber Village, and finally appreciate the views at Spiti Valley.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaza trip app .

Drive from Sangla to Kaza in 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Langza ©
Langza

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Explore hidden gems such as Jogini Waterfall and Manu Temple. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara, and get outside with Rohtang Pass.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manali online itinerary planner .

Drive from Kaza to Manali in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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