10 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

10 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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10 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Escape the urban bustle at Rani Nala and Solang Valley. Popular historic sites such as Hidimba Devi Temple and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery are in your itinerary. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, and fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali travel planner.

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Van Vihar National Park
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Popular historic sites such as Shimla Christ Church and Tara Devi Temple are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Himalayan Nature Park and Naldehra Golf Course. When in Shimla, make a side trip to see Mohan Shakti Heritage Park in Solan, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Shimla trip planning app .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Himalayan Nature Park, Tara Devi Temple, Fagu Ski Resort, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Naldehra Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple

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