5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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)

3
days
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 spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang-Nullah, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Manali itinerary 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Naggar Castle

1
day
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and then make a trip to The Mall.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Shimla holiday planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
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Shimla Christ Church
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

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