7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Mall, then make a trip to Scandal Point, then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Shimla journey planner.

Manali to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kufri ©
Kufri

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, get great views at Gulaba, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali tour planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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