14 days in Kalka, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

14 days in Kalka, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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14 days in Kalka, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Kalka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Shimla
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Kalka

Kalka ©
Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kalka journey maker website .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kalka is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, you will find days in Kalka are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Kalka

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Pinjore
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Kali Mata Temple ©
Kali Mata Temple
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens
Bhima Devi Temple ©
Bhima Devi Temple

8
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Solan (Sholoni Devi Temple & Mohan Shakti Heritage Park) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, and gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kalka to Shimla in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Shimla are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Manali online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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