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.
Get some cultural insight at Shimla Christ Church and Tara Devi Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kali Bari Temple and Hanuman Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra), Craignano (in Mashobra) and Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, appreciate the views at Green Valley, and make a trip to The Mall.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip maker website .

In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shoghi, Craignano, Tara Devi Temple, Maharaja's Palace, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
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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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Manali itinerary builder website .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Manu Temple ©
Manu Temple

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