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.
Kali Bari Temple and Annandale Army Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like Naldehra Golf Course and Craignano make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shimla: Solan (Jatoli Shiv Temple, Bon Monastery, & more) and Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, examine the collection at Prantika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Shimla trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Solan, Craignano, Naldehra Golf Course, Himalayan Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

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 (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Anjani Mahadev, look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah, and then take a memorable drive along Rohtang Pass. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and then get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali day trip tool .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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