7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You've added Himalayan Caravan Adventure, Himalayan Challenges, Gulaba, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, get outside with Rohtang Pass, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Manali, use our trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai to Manali is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Himalayan Challenges ©
Himalayan Challenges

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhoo Hill and Himalaya Rides. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill, then deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Kalka - Shimla Railway, then head outdoors with Himalaya Rides, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shimla tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kalka - Shimla Railway ©
Kalka - Shimla Railway
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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