15 days in Manali, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

15 days in Manali, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

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15 days in Manali, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Agra
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Muscat

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tripura Sundari Temple and Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara. Visiting Hampta and Beas Kund will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Manali: The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm (in Haripur) and Naina Bhagwati Mandir (in Manikaran). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali day trip planning site .

Muscat, Oman to Manali is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Muscat to Manali is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manikaran, Tripura Sundari Temple, The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm
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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Hampta ©
Hampta

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kali Bari Temple and Tara Devi Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sankat Mochan Temple and Annandale Army Heritage Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Shimla side-trips: Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan), Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra) and Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri). There's lots more to do: stroll around Annandale Ground, go for a walk through Shimla Heritage Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, and appreciate the views at The Glen.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shimla vacation maker website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park, Naldehra Golf Course
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

3
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Radha Damodar Temple and Gurudwara Guru ka Tal. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sri Krishna Janmasthan and Shah Burj. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Agra: Keoladeo National Park (in Bharatpur), Mathura (Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple Complex, Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir, & more) and Vrindavan (ISKCON Vrindavan & Madan Mohan Temple). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Akbar the Great, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Agra itinerary planner .

Getting from Shimla to Agra by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mathura, Vrindavan, Tomb of Akbar the Great, Keoladeo National Park, Maryamuzzamani Palace
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
ISKCON Vrindavan ©
ISKCON Vrindavan

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