7 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in New Delhi, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hauz Khas Village and Mughal Garden. On the 27th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Rajpath, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, and enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi day trip planner .

Mumbai to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect nights in New Delhi to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 47°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Spas Historic Sites
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Spas
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

1
night
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Beas River.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manali sightseeing planning site .

You can fly from New Delhi to Manali in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, make a trip to The Ridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Scandal Point. On the next day, walk around Annandale Ground, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shimla trip website .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
The Ridge ©
The Ridge
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Indian Institute of Advanced Study

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