5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 2nd (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

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

Bengaluru to Manali is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 4th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Bird Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and then make a trip to The Ridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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