6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

New Delhi
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
New Delhi

2
days
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, and finally make a trip to The Ridge. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

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

3
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and have some family-friendly fun at Club House.

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Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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

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