12 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

12 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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12 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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

7
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Go for a jaunt from Manali to Kullu to see Hot Water Spring about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip builder app .

Shimla to Manali is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hot Water Spring, Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Step out of Shimla to go to Taradevi and see Tara Devi Temple, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Shimla day trip website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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