5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Viceregal Lodge, Kufri Fun World, The Mall, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla online trip itinerary planner .

Lucknow to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 17th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manali holiday planner.

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River

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