7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Chennai

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get some cultural insight at Hidimba Devi Temple and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery. Escape the urban bustle at Beas River and Jogini waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Manali side-trips: Naggar (Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery & Chanderkhani Pass). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the activities along Bhrigu Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nala.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Manali trip builder website .

Chennai (Madras) to Manali is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chanderkhani Pass
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, stroll through Annandale, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Annadale, then make a trip to The Mall, and then explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla travel route planning app .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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