7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Nagpur

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 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Mall and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary, pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, and then examine the collection at Prantika.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla visit site .

Nagpur to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Army Herritage Museum ©
Army Herritage Museum

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Popular historic sites such as Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Go for a jaunt from Manali to Naggar to see Naggar Castle about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and hunt for treasures at Manu Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Manali trip builder tool .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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