5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

3
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nala, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manali trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

1
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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 5th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, 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.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

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

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