9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Himachal Pradesh trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Prantika, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Shimla road trip planning app .

Hyderabad to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Hyderabad in December, plan for little chillier days in Shimla, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Hidimba Devi Temple and Gayatri Temple. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghatotkach Tree Templ, and hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

Plan my day in Manali using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, then look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill and then take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Dharamsala takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

Similar Plans

10 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA October, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA February, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Leh & Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Himachal Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Himachal Pradesh SEE PLAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Himachal Pradesh & New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans