Himachal : Complete Himachal

11 Days


The enchanting Himachal Pradesh state boasts of being home to a number of extremely mesmerizing hill stations, which tourists visit in crazy numbers each year. Indian Holiday presents a Complete Himachal Tour package that takes you to some of the most popular hill stations of Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, and Dalhousie. During this meticulously-planned itinerary of 10 nights and 11 days, you visit Kufri, Rohtang Pass, and the other popular tourist attractions of the region. Treat your eyes to the scenic beauty spread all around, indulge in fun activities, gorge on sumptuous local food, enjoy the amazing weather, and more.

Key Destinations

  • Shimla: The Ridge: A large open space in the heart of the city with stunning views. Mall Road: The main street with shops, cafes, and colonial architecture. Jakhoo Temple: A Hanuman temple situated on Jakhoo Hill. Christ Church: A prominent landmark with neo-Gothic architecture. Kufri: A nearby hill station known for its ski slopes and hiking trails.
  • Manali: Rohtang Pass: A high mountain pass offering breathtaking views (subject to weather conditions). Solang Valley: Famous for adventure sports like paragliding, zorbing, and skiing. Hadimba Temple: An ancient cave temple surrounded by cedar forests. Vashisht Hot Springs: Natural hot springs with medicinal properties. Old Manali: Known for its laid-back vibe, cafes, and scenic beauty.
  • Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj: Dalai Lama Temple Complex: The spiritual center for Tibetan Buddhism. Bhagsu Waterfall: A scenic waterfall near the Bhagsunath Temple. Triund Trek: A popular trekking route offering panoramic views of the Dhauladhar range. Norbulingka Institute: A center for preserving Tibetan culture and arts.
  • Dalhousie and Khajjiar: St. John’s Church: A historic church with beautiful architecture. Panchpula: A scenic spot with waterfalls and streams. Khajjiar: Often referred to as “Mini Switzerland of India,” it’s a picturesque plateau with meadows and a lake
  • Kullu: Great Himalayan National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage site known for its biodiversity. Bijli Mahadev Temple: A temple with stunning views of the Kullu Valley. Raghunath Temple: A famous temple dedicated to Lord Rama.
  • Spiti Valley: Key Monastery: The largest monastery in Spiti, offering stunning views and a rich history. Chandratal Lake: A high-altitude lake known for its clear blue waters.
  • Kaza: The main town in Spiti, serving as a base for exploring the valley. Dhankar Monastery: A stunning cliff-top monastery offering panoramic views.

Itinerary - Complete Himachal Tour

Upon your arrival at New Delhi Airport/ Railway Station, you will be received by our representative, who will assist you in your transfer to Shimla by car, which will take approximately 8 hours.

Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, is fondly referred to as the "Queen of the Hills". This place endears itself to visitors through its breathtaking scenery and relaxed atmosphere. At your own leisure, explore the nearby places such as the Mall, the Ridge, and others. Enjoy your stay overnight.

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, head out for a day's excursion to Kufri, located about 13km away. The quaint town of Kufri is an ultimate holiday retreat where one can enjoy the thrills of a yak and horse ride. Adventure enthusiasts can get their dose of adrenaline by trekking to Mahasu Peak. Come winters, and the place transforms into a skiing retreat. One can stroll leisurely at the Mall Road while engaging in a host of other tourist activities. Have an overnight stay at Shimla.

Enjoy a delightful breakfast, and begin your drive to Manali, a hill station loved immensely by one and all. Upon your arrival, complete the check-in and other formalities at the hotel. Then, you have the entire evening to yourself to enjoy it at your own leisure. Manali's numerous attractions lure honeymooners and family vacationers throughout the year. Enjoy your stay overnight.

After an enjoyable breakfast, head out for an excursion to Rohtang Pass, located around 50km from Manali. It is one of the most enchanting destinations worth visiting. The route from Manali-Rohtang Pass Snow Point captivates a traveler to the zenith. Rent snow boots and bodysuits, available at every shop on the way. This place, perched at the height of 3,979m, offers unbelievable views to an onlooker. Return to Manali by the evening. Enjoy a stroll on Mall Road, followed by a stay overnight.

On day 5, after a delicious breakfast, head out to visit Manali's famous tourist attractions. You can choose to indulge in adventure activities like paragliding, zorbing, etc. Then, pay a visit to Tibetan Monastery, the natural springs and sandstone temples at Vashisht Village, Hadimba Devi Temple, and the Manu Temple, dedicated to Sage Manu. You have the entire evening to yourself, preceded by an overnight stay.

Enjoy your breakfast, and then make your way to Dharamshala. Enjoy the scenic vistas scattered all along the way. After arriving in Dharamshala, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. The evenings are yours to do as you like. The charming little town of Dharamshala wins the hearts of tourists through its lush greenery, mesmerizing landscape, pristine air, and dense forests. Have an overnight stay here.

After a hearty breakfast, be ready to come across some of the famous attractions of Dharamshala. One of these is the Tibetan Medical Center for Cancer, known for curing various ailments using rare Buddhist medicines. Then, visit the Church of St. John, an Anglican church also known as St. John in the Wilderness. You can spend the evening as you feel like. Enjoy your overnight stay.

After breakfast, proceed with the check-out formalities. Then, drive your way towards Dalhousie, a beautiful hill station. Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel upon your arrival. You have the entire evening to yourself. Named after Lord Dalhousie, who established this place as a summer retreat, its easy to succumb to it's natural charms. However, you can explore this wonderful place on your own. Enjoy an overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 9 :

After an enjoyable breakfast, get ready for some exciting sightseeing in Dalhousie. Visit attractions like Panchpula, a beautiful picnic spot, Subhash Baoli, named after the freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose and Bara Pathar, a temple dedicated to Bhawani temple. Other attractions here include St. John's Church and Bakrota Hills, which offer panoramic views of the surroundings. Then, follow it with an overnight stay at Dalhousie.

After your breakfast, make your way to Chandigarh. Chandigarh, located at the foothills of the enormous Shivalik Range, is famous for its elegant structures and manicured gardens. Visit the Government Museum & Art Gallery in Chandigarh, a place that exhibits a splendid collection of miniature paintings, Gandhara period stone sculptures, coins, and decorative arts. The International Dolls Museum in Chandigarh, situated at Bal Bhawan, is another fascinating attraction. Follow this up with an overnight stay.

After having breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to New Delhi. On arrival, you will have an assisted transfer to the airport for your onward destination.

Travel Tips

Best Time to Visit:

  • Summer (April to June): Ideal for sightseeing, trekking, and adventure sports.
  • Monsoon (July to September): Lush greenery and fewer tourists, but some areas may experience landslides.
  • Autumn (September to November): Clear skies and pleasant weather.
  • Winter (December to February): Snowfall and winter sports, especially in Shimla, Manali, and Spiti.


  • Himachal Pradesh is well-connected by road. Major towns like Shimla and Manali have bus services, taxis, and rental cars. For remote areas like Spiti, private vehicles or guided tours are recommended.


  • A range of options from budget guesthouses to luxury resorts. Homestays are also popular, especially in rural areas, offering a chance to experience local culture.


Adventure Activities

  • Trekking: Popular treks include the Hampta Pass, Beas Kund, and the Triund trek.
  • Paragliding: Bir-Billing is a world-renowned paragliding site.
  • Rafting: River rafting in the Beas River (Kullu-Manali) and Spiti River.
  • Skiing: Solang Valley and Kufri are popular skiing destinations.
  • Camping: Campsites are available in Manali, Spiti Valley, and other scenic spots.

Cultural Highlights

  • Festivals: Attend local festivals like Dussehra in Kullu, Losar (Tibetan New Year) in Dharamshala, and the Summer Festival in Shimla.

Local Cuisine

  • Try Himachali dishes like Dham (traditional feast), Chana Madra, Siddu (steamed bread), and Babru (a type of flatbread).



  • Shop for local handicrafts like Kullu shawls, Kangra paintings, and Tibetan artifacts.

Safety Tips

  • Altitude Sickness: Take it slow when traveling to high-altitude areas like Spiti Valley. Acclimatize properly and stay hydrated.
  • Road Conditions: Some roads, especially to remote areas, can be rough and prone to landslides. Travel during daylight and check local advisories.


  • Carry appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions. Winters can be extremely cold, especially in high-altitude areas.

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Himachal : Complete Himachal