24 days in Agra, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

24 days in Agra, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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24 days in Agra, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Ranchi
Fly:  14​h
1
Agra
— 5 nights
Drive:  32​h
2
Shimla
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Ranchi

5
nights
Agra

Agra ©
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Spiritual Museum and Agra Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mughal Carpet and Shahin Arts. When in Agra, make a side trip to see Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Agra trip maker .

Ranchi to Agra is an approximately 20.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ranchi in August: high temperatures in Agra hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Tomb of Akbar the Great, Keoladeo National Park
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Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Spas
Spiritual Museum ©
Spiritual Museum

7
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Prantika and Annandale Army Heritage Museum. Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri), Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, identify plant and animal life at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, and gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planning website .

You can drive from Agra to Shimla in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Army Herritage Museum ©
Army Herritage Museum

9
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Appreciate the collections at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manali: Naggar (Naggar Castle & Chanderkhani Pass). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar, Rohtang Pass
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Spas
Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art ©

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