5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Himalayan Nature Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Shimla trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Shimla. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Himalayan Nature Park, Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 18th (Tue), cruise along Hampta and then get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripura Sundari Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar, The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Hampta ©
Hampta

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