7 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

7 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

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7 days in Manali, Shimla & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Ranchi
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Ranchi

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, take in the awesome beauty at Keylong, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Manali travel website .

Ranchi to Manali is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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 31st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, and finally stroll around Annandale Ground. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Mall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sukhna Lake, and then make a trip to Urban Theka.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chandigarh visit planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Shimla to Chandigarh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Harmandir Sahib
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Urban Theka ©
Urban Theka

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