5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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5 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planning tool .

Hyderabad to Manali is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Spas
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Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Spas

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, browse the exhibits of Image Art Gallery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Shimla trip planner .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Joshimath.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill

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