6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
bus:  2​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Chandigarh

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Annandale Ground. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Shimla trip planning website .

Chandigarh to Shimla is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
When in Manali, make a side trip to see Naggar Castle in Naggar, approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Pandoh Dam, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip itinerary site .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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