6 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

6 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

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6 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Gaya

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala, fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, and then take in the exciting artwork at Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, and then trek along Chanderkhani Pass.

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Gaya to Manali is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Naggar
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Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and then make a trip to The Ridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
The Mall ©
The Mall

1
night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 26th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Great India Place. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, then browse the different shops at Ambience Mall, and then contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read New Delhi journey planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Great India Place, Ambience Mall
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place

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