5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 20th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Shimla Heritage Walk, stroll through Annandale Ground, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla trip builder app .

Amritsar to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Temple, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manali trip website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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