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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prantika and Himachal State Museum. Get in touch with nature at Kufri Fun World and Naldehra Golf Course. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shimla: Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi) and Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, brush up on your military savvy at Army Herritage Museum, and appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Museums Parks Golf

Side Trips

Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

3
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Manali online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib

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