6 days in Shimla, Manali & Gorakhpur Itinerary

6 days in Shimla, Manali & Gorakhpur Itinerary

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6 days in Shimla, Manali & Gorakhpur Itinerary

Start: Allahabad
Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
3
Gorakhpur
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
End: Allahabad

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shimla trip planner .

Allahabad to Shimla is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Mall ©
The Mall

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hidimba Devi Temple and Ram Temple. Get outdoors at Rani Nallah and Vashisht Baths. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manu Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali trip planner .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gorakhpur.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
day
Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur ©
Gorakhpur is a city located along the banks of Rapti river in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, with a population of 673,446. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Agroha Dham.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gorakhpur driving holiday planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manali to Gorakhpur. In October, daytime highs in Gorakhpur are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Agroha Dham ©
Agroha Dham

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