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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tara Devi Temple and Kali Bari Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Annandale Army Heritage Museum and Prantika. Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri) and Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi, don't miss a visit to The Mall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Shimla holiday planner .

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Chanderkhani Pass. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple.

Plan my trip to Manali with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Naggar
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Siyali Mahadev Temple ©
Siyali Mahadev Temple

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