11 days in Agra, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

11 days in Agra, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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11 days in Agra, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Agra
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 10th (Mon), walk around Mehtab Bagh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort, then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip itinerary app .

New Delhi to Agra is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Agra to Shimla takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
When in Manali, make a side trip to see Naggar Castle in Naggar, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, get great views at Gulaba, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

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

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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