6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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6 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Attractions like Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary and Naldehra Golf Course make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, don't miss a visit to The Mall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip builder app .

December in Shimla sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course

3
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Beas River, then hunt for treasures at Manu Market, and finally look for gifts at Sync Internet Lounge. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anjani Mahadev, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Manali trip maker site .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Shopping
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Spas & Wellness
Beas River ©
Beas River
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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