10 days in Manali, Shimla & Ladakh Itinerary

10 days in Manali, Shimla & Ladakh Itinerary

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10 days in Manali, Shimla & Ladakh Itinerary

Pune
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
Pune

2
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas Kund, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, admire the engineering at Pandoh Dam, and then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali tour itinerary builder website .

Pune to Manali is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Shimla.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

2
days
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple.

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You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Leh.

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Shimla Christ Church ©
Shimla Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
days
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Spend the 2nd (Fri) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, make a trip to Temple at Sumda Chun, steep yourself in history at Riasi Fort or Zorawar Fort, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to Leh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.

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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
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Basgo gompa
Zanskar the Virgin Valley ©
Zanskar the Virgin Valley

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