9 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Chandigarh & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Manali
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  11​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh visit app .

Bengaluru to Chandigarh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

#Historic Sites

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Panchkula
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Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Annandale, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, and finally make a trip to The Mall.

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Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Shimla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Shimla

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kullu road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Kullu takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Manali.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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