8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

3
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for nature, historic sites, parks, museums, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, stroll through Annandale, hike along Shimla Heritage Walk, and explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla custom trip planner.

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Manali.

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Annandale
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

5
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, get your game on at Club House, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths

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