5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:
9​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:
4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:
6​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Manali


People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, sightseeing, fun & games, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, and step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manali sightseeing planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Manali is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks, Nature, Sightseeing, Winter Sports
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Shimla


The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and then don't miss a visit to The Mall.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Sightseeing, Museums, Historic Sites
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