14 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

14 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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14 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Lotus Temple.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New Delhi driving holiday tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

7
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini waterfall, explore the activities along Beas River, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manali holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ram Temple, Van Vihar National Park, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for nature, historic sites, museums, parks, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shimla trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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