8 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

8 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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8 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Drive:  5​h
1
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Manali online itinerary planner .

Chandigarh to Manali is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

3
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): appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Shimla are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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