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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shimla: Solan (Sholoni Devi Temple & Mohan Shakti Heritage Park) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Shimla itinerary builder .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Solan, 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and then cruise along Rohtang Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip maker tool .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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

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