4 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

4 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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4 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
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New Delhi to Chandigarh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

few
hours
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and then make a trip to The Mall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planner.

You can take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Manali driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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