7 days in Shimla, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

7 days in Shimla, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then stroll through Annandale Ground, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple.

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Bengaluru to Shimla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and then get great views at Gulaba.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Manali online route planner .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Manali

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Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

1
night
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, then stop by India House, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Amritsar travel route website .

You can drive from Manali to Amritsar in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

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