8 days in Manali, Shimla & Solan District Itinerary

8 days in Manali, Shimla & Solan District Itinerary

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8 days in Manali, Shimla & Solan District Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  11​h
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kasauli
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Parwanoo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manali tour planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Manali is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

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

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 21st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, 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 next day: make a trip to The Ridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kasauli.

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

1
night
Kasauli

Kasauli ©
Developed during the British colonial era, the small hill station of Kasauli remains mostly known for its connection to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take an unorthodox tour of Khetarpal Marg, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunset Point, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manki Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kasauli trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Shimla to Kasauli in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Parwanoo.

Things to do in Kasauli

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khetarpal Marg
Highlights from your plan
Manki Point ©
Manki Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

1
night
Parwanoo

Parwanoo
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Balaji Temple and then don't miss a visit to Fruit Orchards.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Parwanoo online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Kasauli to Parwanoo takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Parwanoo

Historic Sites

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