10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Kullu
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 6th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary planning website .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then cruise along Rohtang Pass. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

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Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

1
day
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.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie trip app .

Drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 11th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Kushi Boutique, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala attractions planning site .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gauri Shankar Temple, and then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kullu trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Kullu in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

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