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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary builder site .

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 changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can 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, gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla attractions app .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish 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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