7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Shimla

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, make a trip to The Ridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale Ground.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 26th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamula Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Arjun Gufa, then step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, and finally take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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