8 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h
1
Chandigarh
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Pune

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh trip planner .

Pune to Chandigarh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll set off for Shimla on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Chandigarh

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Transportation
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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 17th (Tue): play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and then explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Ridge, make a trip to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shimla itinerary site .

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Pandoh Dam and Rani Nala. Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang-Nullah, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Manali online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Winter Sports
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Van Vihar National Park ©
Van Vihar National Park
Solang-Nullah ©
Solang-Nullah

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip website .

Drive from Manali to Chandigarh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kansa Devi Temple
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Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

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