6 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

6 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

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6 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Annandale Ground, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shimla road trip site .

Chandigarh to Shimla is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

2
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 15th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple and then explore the activities along Beas River.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manali day trip planning website .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
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 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chandigarh tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Manali to Chandigarh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Panchkula, Harmandir Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib

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