4 days in Chandigarh, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

4 days in Chandigarh, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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4 days in Chandigarh, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Jaipur

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Timber Trail.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chandigarh online trip maker .

Jaipur to Chandigarh is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Chandigarh

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Pinjore Gardens
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Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Timber Trail ©
Timber Trail

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Pandoh Dam, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Chandigarh to Manali in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Shimla online day trip planner .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

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The Mall ©
The Mall
Kufri ©
Kufri
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Jakhu Temple

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