7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Manali trip planner.

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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