11 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

11 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

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11 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Gaya

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Manali trip planning website .

Gaya to Manali is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 12th (Fri), make a trip to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery, stroll through Himalayan Bird Park, then examine the collection at Prantika, and finally have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla day trip planning website .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

4
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daytime highs in New Delhi are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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