8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Shimla

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Venture out of the city with trips to Solan (Sholoni Devi Temple, Bon Monastery, & more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Shimla trip app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Shimla. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Solan, Mahamai Temple, Tara Devi Temple
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rohtang Pass. On the 10th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then explore the activities along Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths. On your second day here, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then hit the slopes at Solang Nullah, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Manali online travel planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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