9 days in Ladakh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Ladakh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Ladakh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Leh
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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3
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thiksey Monastery and Stok Palace Museum. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Photography Tours. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery, and stroll through Markha Valley.

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New Delhi to Leh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Prantika, then take in the awesome beauty at Shaily Peak, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shimla tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Shimla in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hidimba Devi Temple and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Step out of the city life by going to Solang Valley and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the sheer force of Zana Falls, hike along Shepherds Trail Gaddi Trek, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keylong.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manali vacation tool .

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

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

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