6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, and cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Manali holiday builder tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Manali is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

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 3rd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Shimla visit app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

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

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