8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, and stroll around Annandale Ground.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Shimla trip app .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, stroll through Solang Nullah, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Manali day trip tool .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

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