7 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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7 days in Chandigarh, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chandigarh
— Few hours
bus:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
On the 18th (Fri), browse the different shops at Elante mall, take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Chandigarh online driving holiday planner .

Mumbai to Chandigarh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Elante mall ©
Elante mall
Museum Maison Jeanneret ©
Museum Maison Jeanneret

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla driving holiday planner.

Take a bus from Chandigarh to Shimla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some historical perspective at Hidimba Devi Temple and Naggar Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chanderkhani Pass and International Roerich Memorial Trust. When in Manali, make a side trip to see Tripura Sundari Temple in Naggar, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

Before you visit Manali, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Naggar
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

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