5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Johnnie's Wax Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then steep yourself in history at Manorville Mansion Shimla, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shimla itinerary maker .

Bengaluru to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

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

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 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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