5 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi

1
day
Chandigarh

Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake and then stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh.

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New Delhi to Chandigarh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake

1
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Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, then admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall.

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Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Shimla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Manali.
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The Mall
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
Scandal Point

3
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jogini waterfall and Bhrigu Lake. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and get outside with Hampta.

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Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini waterfall

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