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 + taxi:  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, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip planner .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gulaba ©
Gulaba

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, stroll through Annandale Ground, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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