6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

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 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali journey planner .

Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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 26th (Thu): go for a walk through Shimla Heritage Walk, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Annandale Ground, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Shimla planner .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Shimla are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex ©
Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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