11 days in New Delhi, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

11 days in New Delhi, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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11 days in New Delhi, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rajpath and Rashtrapati Bhavan. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary builder tool .

Doha, Qatar to New Delhi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to New Delhi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Doha in June: highs in New Delhi hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 32°C. You will leave for Shimla on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Rashtrapati Bhavan ©
Rashtrapati Bhavan

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Annandale Ground. Attractions like Annandale Army Heritage Museum and Himalayan Bird Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Shimla sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Himalayan Bird Park ©
Himalayan Bird Park

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hampta and Vashisht Baths. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and explore the activities along Beas River.

Plan trip to Manali with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hampta
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Hampta ©
Hampta
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Beas River ©
Beas River

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