21 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

21 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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21 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Vashisht
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Sangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Shimla
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Venture out of the city with trips to Baijnath Temple (in Baijnath) and Kangra Fort (in Kangra). And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalachakra Temple, and take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala tour itinerary planner .

Bengaluru to Dharamsala is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vashisht.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bundlamata Temple, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Baijnath Temple, Kangra Fort
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

1
night
Vashisht

Vashisht ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vashisht vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Vashisht takes 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Vashisht

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manali trip builder website .

You can drive from Vashisht to Manali in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
nights
Kaza

Kaza ©
Kaza, is the sub-divisional headquarter of Spiti Valley in the district of Lahaul & Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 3600 ASL and is a cold desert. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a stroll through Hikkim, then don't miss a visit to Langza, then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley, and finally make a trip to Kibber Village. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kungri Monastery, don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kaza day trip planning website .

Drive from Manali to Kaza in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kungri Monastery, Komick Village, Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komick Village ©
Komick Village

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 6th (Sun): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take in the awesome beauty at Chitkul. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Rupin Pass.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sangla holiday site .

Getting from Kaza to Sangla by car takes about 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Rupin Pass ©
Rupin Pass
Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shimla: Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi), Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Solan (Jatoli Shiv Temple, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, & more). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

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

Traveling by car from Sangla to Shimla takes 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Solan, Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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