11 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

11 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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11 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

7
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Take a break from the city and head to Naldehra Golf Course and Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Craignano (in Mashobra), Chail Wildlife Sanctuary (in Chail) and Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and take in the natural beauty of Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Shimla travel planner.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tattapani, Naldehra Golf Course, Himalayan Nature Park, Craignano, Chail Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then hunt for treasures at Manu Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary planning tool .

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 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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