25 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

25 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Himachal Pradesh travel planner

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Dharamsala
— 3 nights
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Dalhousie
— 2 nights
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Chamba
— 2 nights
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Bharmour
— 1 night
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Manali
— 7 nights
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Kullu
— 2 nights
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Kaza
— 1 day
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Sangla
— 1 night
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Shimla
— 3 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Triund Hill and Dal Lake. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, see where the action happens at HPCA Stadium, and admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

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

Chennai to Dharamsala is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:

Dalhousie

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, then hike along Ganji Pahari, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church. On your second day here, trek along Garam Sadak, then explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then make a trip to Sach Pass.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie vacation maker.

Drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chamba.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:

Chamba

— 2 nights
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chamunda Devi Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chamba online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Chamba takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bharmour.

Things to do in Chamba

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:

Bharmour

— 1 night
On the 9th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaurasi Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Hadsar Waterfall, and then stroll through Kugti Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bharmour trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chamba to Bharmour takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Bharmour

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:

Manali

— 7 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some historical perspective at Hidimba Devi Temple and Anjani Mahadev. Get a sense of the local culture at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib and International Roerich Memorial Trust. Venture out of the city with trips to Naggar Castle (in Naggar) and The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm (in Haripur). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Manali trip site.

Traveling by car from Bharmour to Manali takes 13 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 16:

Kullu

— 2 nights
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ramchandra Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery, and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaggannath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kullu road trip planning site.

Getting from Manali to Kullu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kaza.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:

Kaza

— 1 day
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 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Komick Village, visit Hikkim, then admire the verdant scenery at Spiti Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Komic Monastery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kaza trip planner.

You can drive from Kullu to Kaza in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sangla.

Things to do in Kaza

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:

Sangla

— 1 night
Close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is a small town rarely visited by foreign tourists.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): visit Rakcham and then stroll through Chitkul. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Kamru Fort and then get outside with Rupin Pass.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sangla trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kaza to Sangla takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Sangla

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:

Shimla

— 3 nights

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Jakhu Temple and Kotkhai Palace. Get in touch with nature at Naldehra Golf Course and Green Valley. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Sangla to Shimla takes 7 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Shimla can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:

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.