15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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15 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Chamba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Take a break from Shimla with a short trip to Naldehra Golf Course in Naldehra, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park, and take a peaceful walk through Kiala Forest.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimla vacation builder app .

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Chitkul, then make a trip to Chhitkul, and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sangla travel app .

You can drive from Shimla to Sangla in 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Sangla

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Visit Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Beas River and Rani Nala. Change things up with a short trip to Hot Water Spring in Kullu (about 1h 40 min away). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manali route planner .

Drive from Sangla to Manali in 10.5 hours. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chamba.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hot Water Spring, Van Vihar National Park
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

1
night
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chamunda Devi Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chamba trip planner.

You can drive from Manali to Chamba in 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Chamba

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip builder website .

Getting from Chamba to Dalhousie by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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 29th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dharamsala road trip planning app .

Getting from Dalhousie to Dharamsala by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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