5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  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.
Kids will enjoy Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Annandale Army Heritage Museum. Take a break from Shimla with a short trip to Naldehra Golf Course in Naldehra, about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: walk around Annandale Ground, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, and pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip itinerary builder website .

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-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 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Naldehra Golf Course
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Mohan Shakti Heritage Park ©
Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course

2
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Pandoh Dam.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali road trip planning site .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Spas
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Spas
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Beas River ©
Beas River

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