17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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17 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Conakry
Fly:  29​h
1
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Manali
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Chamba
— 1 day
Fly:  30​h
End: Conakry

2
nights
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 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kullu road trip planning tool .

Conakry, Guinea to Kullu is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Conakry to Kullu, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery ©

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Take a break from the city and head to Rani Nala and Solang Valley. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art and Siyali Mahadev Temple. Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manali online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ram Temple, Van Vihar National Park
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course, and then stop by Shawl Hut.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla day trip app .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
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 23rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, then 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.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala holiday planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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

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.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chamba.

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

1
day
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chamunda Devi Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chamba day trip planning tool .

Getting from Dalhousie to Chamba by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamba

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

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