5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Ahmedabad

2
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, then explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manali holiday planner.

Ahmedabad 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Spas
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 8th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and then meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Mall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shimla travel planner.

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course
Shimla Christ Church
The Mall

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