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
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall and then gain insight at Norbulingka Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, catch a live event at HPCA Stadium, and then explore the activities along Dal Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip itinerary planning website .

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 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, then contemplate the long history of Subhash Baoli, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake.

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Getting from Dharamsala to Dalhousie by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Manali online trip maker .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Manali in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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

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 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then make a trip to The Mall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Shimla vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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