6 days in Mumbai (Bombay), Shimla & Manali Itinerary

6 days in Mumbai (Bombay), Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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6 days in Mumbai (Bombay), Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

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Mumbai (Bombay)

Mumbai (Bombay) ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai (Bombay) is known for museums, historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, wander the streets of Dharavi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

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New Delhi to Mumbai (Bombay) is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from New Delhi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mumbai (Bombay), ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

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Chowpatty Beach
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Colaba
Nariman Point
Nariman Point

1
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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 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and then make a trip to The Mall.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mumbai (Bombay) to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Manali.

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

2
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally explore the activities along Beas River.

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You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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