7 days in New Delhi, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

7 days in New Delhi, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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7 days in New Delhi, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): wander the streets of 7WD STUDIO 19 Hauz Khas Village LAKE SIDE and then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read New Delhi vacation builder.

Shimla to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in New Delhi sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Shimla.

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Hauz Khas Village
Humayun's Tomb

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Kotkhai Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally make a trip to Scandal Point.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Shimla travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

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Kali Bari Temple
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

3
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Beas River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang-Nullah, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

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Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

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Beas River
Solang-Nullah
Vashisht Baths

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