5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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

2
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Manali trip planner.

Shimla to Manali is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Sightseeing Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River
Rohtang Pass

3
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for sightseeing, nature, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, stroll through Annandale, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks
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Viceregal Lodge
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

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