31 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

31 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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31 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 27 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Shimla

27
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Get out of town with these interesting Shimla side-trips: Solan (Sholoni Devi Temple, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, & more), Grave of Barog (in Barog) and Shoghi (Kali Temple & Hanuman Temple). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and don't miss a visit to The Mall.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla sightseeing planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Solan, Chail, Shoghi, Waterfall Point, Grave of Barog
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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 26th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Keep things going 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.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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