15 days in Manali, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

15 days in Manali, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Shimla
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Agra
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  7 h
End: Chennai

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Change things up with a short trip to Harinder Mountain in Manikaran (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali day trip planning website.

Chennai to Manali is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Harinder Mountain, Hampta
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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.
Take a break from Shimla with a short trip to Tara Devi Temple in Taradevi, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Mall, stroll around Annandale Ground, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Shimla travel route builder site.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spend the 14th (Thu) on the rails with a train tour. Spend the 15th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, stroll around Mehtab Bagh, and make a trip to Jahangir Mahal.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Agra trip website.

Drive from Shimla to Agra in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March in Agra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

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