6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Amritsar

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Take a break from the city and head to Beas River and Arjun Gufa. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, hunt for treasures at Manu Market, and get your game on at Club House.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary planning app .

Amritsar to Manali is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

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 21st (Fri): make a trip to The Mall, tee off at Naldehra Golf Course, and then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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