10 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

10 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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10 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

6
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Prantika and Annandale Army Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Jakhu Temple and Dorje Drak Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shimla: Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri), Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and don't miss a visit to The Mall.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner .

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Himalayan Nature Park, Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You've now added Solang Valley to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, see the interesting displays at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Manali route planning website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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