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 + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kaza
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 28th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planner .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

3
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. Visit Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Manali using our trip planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
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 3rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Komick Village, take a stroll through Hikkim, then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Komic Monastery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaza road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kaza takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Komick Village, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Visit Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Bhagsunath Temple for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Thankas and Gifts or Maximus Mall. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and take an in-depth tour of Tibetan Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kaza to Dharamsala takes 12 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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