7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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

3
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, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and get outside with Rohtang Pass.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manali travel route planner.

Chandigarh to Manali is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shimla: Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi). There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shimla road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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