9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Naggar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
End: Chennai

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 5th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary maker tool .

Chennai to Shimla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

Before you visit Manali, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Naggar.

Things to do in Manali

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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River
Spas & Wellness

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Naggar

Naggar ©
Naggar is a settlement in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, India.Nicholas RoerichHistoryNaggar is a settlement in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, India, and it falls as a stopover. On the 8th (Mon), trek along Chanderkhani Pass, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tripura Sundari Temple, and then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Naggar online trip builder .

You can drive from Manali to Naggar in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Naggar

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Chanderkhani Pass ©
Chanderkhani Pass
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth, don't miss a visit to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kullu journey tool .

Getting from Naggar to Kullu by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kullu

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

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 (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, then explore the activities along Dal Lake, and finally admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Dharamsala itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Dharamsala takes 6.5 hours. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex

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