12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

12 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  7 h 30 min
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Shimla
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie tour itinerary maker.

Mumbai to Dalhousie is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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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 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman-ka-Tibba and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally gain insight at Norbulingka Institute.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip builder site.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Spas
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunathjee Temple, then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple, then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple.

Start your trip to Kullu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Kullu in 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

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

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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 12th (Tue): appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Manali road trip planner.

Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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Rohtang Pass
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Spas
Beas River ©
Beas River

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

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