5 days in Shimla, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

5 days in Shimla, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary planning tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Spas
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Spas & Wellness
Beas River ©
Beas River

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Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
On the 26th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar vacation tool .

You can drive from Manali to Amritsar in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

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