5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tee off at Naldehra Golf Course, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planning app .

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Outdoors Golf Nature

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

1
night
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Manali trip planner .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Spas
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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