14 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

14 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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Manali
Drive:
4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:
4​h 30​min
Manali
— 11 nights
Manali

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuthar Fort, Tani-Jubber Lake, Shaily Peak, and other attractions you added. On the 21st (Fri), explore the activities along Tani-Jubber Lake, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and then contemplate the long history of Kuthar Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then take a peaceful walk through Reserve Forest Sanctuary, and then take in the awesome beauty at Shaily Peak.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla itinerary builder.

Manali to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Shaily Peak
The Ridge
Shimla Christ Church

12
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Explore Manali's surroundings by going to Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery (in Naggar) and Kullu (Great Himalayan National Park, Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, & more). Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, cruise along Rohtang Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hampta.

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You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

Kullu, Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery, Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rohtang Pass

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