8 days in Kasauli, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Kasauli, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Kasauli, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
Kasauli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi

2
days
Kasauli

Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Gurka Fort, take in the awesome beauty at Monkey Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manki Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sunset Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishna Bhavan Mandir, then make a trip to Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, then take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhima Devi Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kasauli custom trip planner.

New Delhi to Kasauli is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. On the 15th (Tue), you're off toShimla.

Things to do in Kasauli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pinjore, Krishna Bhavan Mandir, Shrimad Rajchandra Mission
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Christ Church
Sunset Point
Pinjore Gardens

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and then make a trip to The Ridge. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Mall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Shimla trip planner.

You can drive from Kasauli to Shimla in 2.5 hours. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Annandale
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 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Manali sightseeing planner.

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rohtang Pass

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