33 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

33 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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33 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Dalhousie
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Manali
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Kaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Sangla
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Chail
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Shimla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Kasauli
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

4
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.
Explore Dalhousie's surroundings by going to Chamba (Khajji Nag Temple, Khajjiar Lake, & more) and Golden Devi Temple (in Khajjiar). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, hike along Ganji Pahari, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwood Paramdham.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dalhousie online driving holiday planner .

Mumbai to Dalhousie is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chamba, Khajjiar
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

5
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dalai Lama Temple Complex and St. John in the Wilderness Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Kangra (Kangra Fort & Masroor Rock Cut Temple). There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip planning site .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kangra
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

8
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some cultural insight at Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Manali planner .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Kaza.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Van Vihar National Park, Rohtang Pass
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Manikaran Gurudwara ©
Manikaran Gurudwara
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Kibber Village and then appreciate the views at Spiti Valley.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaza trip planner.

You can drive from Manali to Kaza in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spiti Valley
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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Sakya Tangyud Monastery ©
Sakya Tangyud Monastery
Kibber Village ©
Kibber Village

3
nights
Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): wander the streets of Rakcham and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bering Nag Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangla Buddhist Monastery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Trout Farm.

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Drive from Kaza to Sangla in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Chail.

Things to do in Sangla

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Chitkul ©
Chitkul
Rakcham ©
Rakcham
Kailash Dwar Sangla ©
Kailash Dwar Sangla

2
nights
Chail

Chail ©
Once the summer capital of the former princely state of Patiala, Chail stands today as a scenic hill station in the foothills of the Himalayas.
On the 26th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Ka Tibba.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chail driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Sangla to Chail in 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Chail

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Chail Cricket Ground ©
Chail Cricket Ground
Kali Ka Tibba ©
Kali Ka Tibba
Chail Gurudwara Sahib ©
Chail Gurudwara Sahib

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Get some cultural insight at Shimla Christ Church and Craignano. Get out of town with these interesting Shimla side-trips: Shoghi (Hanuman Temple & Kali Temple), Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra) and Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla online visit planner .

Drive from Chail to Shimla in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Kasauli.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shoghi, Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple, Craignano, Himalayan Nature Park
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

4
nights
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Christ Church and Manki Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Shri Balaji Temple (in Parwanoo) and Shrimad Rajchandra Mission (in Dharampur). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, explore and take pictures at Central Research Institute, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monkey Point, and hike along Gilbert Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kasauli trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Kasauli takes 1.5 hours. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kasauli

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Shri Balaji Temple, Shrimad Rajchandra Mission
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir ©
Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir

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