6 days in Dalhousie, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Dalhousie, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Dalhousie, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dalhousie itinerary website .

Ahmedabad to Dalhousie is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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 19th (Thu): appreciate the views at Solang Valley, identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripura Sundari Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip site .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tripura Sundari Temple
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Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
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.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Himalayan Nature Park, take in the exciting artwork at Image Art Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Himalayan Nature Park, Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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