11 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Manali
— 4 nights
Drive
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Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dharamsala
— 3 nights
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Manali — 4 nights

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali route builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Manali is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Manali is minus 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.
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Shimla — 3 nights

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, stroll around Daulat Singh Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shimla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas
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Dharamsala — 3 nights

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 28th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, and then take in the history at Chinmay Tapovan.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala journey planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Dharamsala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Himachal Pradesh travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Landmarks
Home to the majestic western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh ranks among the world's top mountaineering destinations. Tourism in Himachal Pradesh draws adventurers from far and wide to climb, raft, paraglide, hike, and ski their way across the picture-perfect river valleys and snow-covered mountain slopes. Those looking for something less strenuous can tour Himachal Pradesh's charming hill stations, where the holiday atmosphere lasts all year. To travel through this mountainous region the old-fashioned way, consider one of the state's narrow-gauge railways, which include the World Heritage-listed Kalka-Shimla train line.
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