5 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

5 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

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5 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manali journey planning tool .

Bengaluru to Manali is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps ©
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 13th (Sun), stroll around Annandale Ground, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shimla trip planner .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

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 14th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, make a trip to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh online trip builder .

You can take a bus from Shimla to Chandigarh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Panchkula, Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib

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