7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Bring the kids along to Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and see human ingenuity at work at Pandoh Dam.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip builder site .

Pune to Manali is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Family-friendly places like Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Kali Bari Temple will thrill your kids. Step out of Shimla with an excursion to Craignano in Mashobra--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Shimla road trip website .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Shimla are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Craignano, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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