6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Jaipur
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Jaipur

2
days
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, and then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple. On your second day here, make a trip to The Ridge, make a trip to The Mall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally don't miss a visit to Jakhoo Hill.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shimla vacation trip planner.

Jaipur to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Get some historical perspective at Hidimba Devi Temple and Siyali Mahadev Temple. Get in touch with nature at Rani Nala and Van Vihar National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall, and stroll through Solang-Nullah.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manali travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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

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