6 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi trip maker tool .

Pune to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in New Delhi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali day trip planning site .

Getting from New Delhi to Manali by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 18th (Mon), don't miss a visit to The Ridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Spas Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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