Transfer by road to Palampur, with picnic lunch from Manali. Two nights at the beautiful Taragarh Palace Hotel, a period property set in mango orchards. Palampur has beautiful snow views and is surrounded by tea plantations. It is a popular place for walking Palampur tea estates.
Drive to Dharamsala (McLeodganj) for sightseeing and lunch. Dharamsala, current home of the Dalai Lame, is set along a spur of the Dhauladhar range, overlooking the Kangra Valley and the Shiwalik mountains. Visit the headquarters of H.H. The Dalai Lama in Mcleodganj and the Norbulingka Institute, centre for Buddhist teaching, housing over a thousand painted images. You can also visit the Namgyal Monastery, the Kalachakra Temple and the Bhagsunath Temple. Paintings by Roerich can be seen in the Museum of Kangra Art. In the afternoon continue to Pragpur for 2 nights at the Judges Court Hotel.