7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Shimla
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 4 nights
End: Shimla

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the engineering at Pandoh Dam, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Van Vihar National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali day trip site .

Shimla to Manali is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Maharaja's Palace. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Summer Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Shimla travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Maharaja's Palace, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Mohan Shakti Heritage Park ©
Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace

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