25 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

25 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Shimla
— 3 nights
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Sangla
— 1 night
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Kaza
— 1 night
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Manali
— 7 nights
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Kullu
— 3 nights
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Dharamsala
— 2 nights
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Dalhousie
— 3 nights

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Shimla

Shimla ©

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Step out of the city life by going to Naldehra Golf Course and Jakhoo Hill. Get some cultural insight at Jakhu Temple and Christ Church. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Mall, steep yourself in history at Kotkhai Palace, deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Shimla journey builder site.

Chennai to Shimla is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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Sangla

Sangla ©
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take a stroll through Rakcham and then identify plant and animal life at Chitkul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Kamru Fort and then get outside with Rupin Pass.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sangla day trip site.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Sangla takes 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kaza.

Things to do in Sangla

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

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Kaza

Kaza ©
The town of Kaza, Kaze or Kaja is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Western Himalayas of India. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Komick Village, then stop by Hikkim, and finally don't miss a visit to Langza. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Kibber Village, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sakya Tangyud Monastery.

Plan trip to Kaza with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Sangla to Kaza takes 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Kaza

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Spiti Valley ©
Spiti Valley
Hikkim ©
Hikkim
Komic Monastery ©
Komic Monastery

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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 Beas River and Solang Valley. Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manali: The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm (in Haripur) and Hampta (in Kullu). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manali road trip planner.

Getting from Kaza to Manali by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Get in touch with nature at Tirthan Valley and Hot Water Spring. Get a sense of the local culture at Lord Ramchandra Temple and Jaggannath Temple. Step out of Kullu to go to Kasol and see Sar Pass Trek, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: hike along Chandrakhani Pass and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kullu road trip planning site.

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Sar Pass Trek ©
Sar Pass Trek
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass

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Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Visiting Bhagsu Waterfall and Triund Hill will get you outdoors. Take a break from Dharamsala with a short trip to Kangra Fort in Kangra, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see where the action happens at HPCA Stadium, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and appreciate the views at Kangra Valley.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip planner.

Drive from Kullu to Dharamsala in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks · Nature · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Dainkund Peak and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. When in Dalhousie, make a side trip to see Khajjiar Lake in Chamba, approximately Chamba away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, trek along Garam Sadak, and admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dalhousie travel route builder site.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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