5 days in Bengaluru, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Bengaluru, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Bengaluru, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h
2
Shimla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Bannerghatta National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bengaluru route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Bengaluru. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then stroll around Annandale Ground, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimla holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bengaluru to Shimla takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 27th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Manali trip maker tool .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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