6 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

6 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

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6 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Nagpur

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Beas River, get in on the family fun at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Manali itinerary planner .

Nagpur to Manali is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps ©
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 28th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally walk around Annandale Ground.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Shimla road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

2
nights
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, then make a trip to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and finally stroll around The Rock Garden of Chandigarh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, then walk around Japanese Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chandigarh holiday planner.

Getting from Shimla to Chandigarh by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Panchkula, Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, Pinjore Gardens
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib

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