3 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

3 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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3 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then identify plant and animal life at Rani Nala, then fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamula Temple.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary planning tool .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang-Nullah ©
Solang-Nullah

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and then make a trip to The Mall.

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

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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