7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  30​h
End: Durban

2
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 theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, see the interesting displays at Prantika, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dorje Drak Monastery.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shimla trip planner .

Durban, South Africa to Shimla is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Manali holiday maker website .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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