6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Manali route planner .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

Before you visit Shimla, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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