5 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

5 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri and then tee off at Naldehra Golf Course.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shimla itinerary planner.

Jaipur to Shimla is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Shimla Christ Church ©
Shimla Christ Church
Kufri ©
Kufri

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the activities along Beas River, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then examine the collection at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Solang Valley and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rani Nallah ©
Rani Nallah

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chandigarh trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Chandigarh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping
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Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery

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