5 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 30​min
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Bengaluru

3
days
New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swaminarayan Akshardham, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodi Gardens, and admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read New Delhi trip builder.

Bengaluru to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in New Delhi, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

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Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar
Swaminarayan Akshardham

1
day
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Siyali Mahadev Temple

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day
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple and then make a trip to The Mall.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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The Mall
Jakhu Temple

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