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
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

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and hike along Shepherds Trail Gaddi Trek.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Manali road trip planning website .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Spas & Wellness
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art ©

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 1st (Wed), make a trip to The Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, see the interesting displays at Prantika, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, learn about all things military at Army Herritage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Historic Sites
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Army Herritage Museum ©
Army Herritage Museum
The Mall ©
The Mall

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