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
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Shimla

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 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then stroll through Annandale Ground, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Naldehra Golf Course and then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shimla trip itinerary site .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course

3
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 11th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa, then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manali online holiday planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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