6 days in Chandigarh, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Chandigarh, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Chandigarh, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

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

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 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansa Devi Temple, then see the interesting displays at Government Museum and Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Christ The King Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chandigarh trip planner.

Jaipur to Chandigarh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens, Harmandir Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally appreciate the views at Solang Valley. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

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Getting from Chandigarh to Manali by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, stroll around Annandale Ground, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Craignano, and then play a few rounds at Naldehra Golf Course.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Shimla journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Craignano, Naldehra Golf Course
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

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