4 days in Chandigarh & Shimla Itinerary

4 days in Chandigarh & Shimla Itinerary

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4 days in Chandigarh & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, then don't miss a visit to Panjab University, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, look for gifts at Decathlon Zirakpur, and then take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh journey planner.

Jaipur to Chandigarh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Panchkula, Harmandir Sahib
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Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, make a trip to The Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Himalayan Nature Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shimla online attractions planner .

Traveling by bus from Chandigarh to Shimla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

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