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
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
2
Sangla
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Vashisht
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
4
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shimla vacation maker app .

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. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Shimla reach 25°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

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day
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sangla trip planning app .

You can drive from Shimla to Sangla in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

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day
Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Rohtang Pass has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Temple and then head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Vashisht fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Sangla to Vashisht in 11 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Vashisht

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Ram Temple ©
Ram Temple

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nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Popular historic sites such as Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, and explore the activities along Beas River.

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

Traveling by car from Vashisht to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Spas
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 29th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Kangra Fort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Manali to Dharamsala by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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