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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Shimla: Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi), Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra) and Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (in Solan). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, walk around Annandale Ground, and deepen your understanding at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary builder website .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naldehra Golf Course, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Tara Devi Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
The Mall ©
The Mall

3
nights
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then get outside with Rohtang Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Manali road trip planning tool .

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 29th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Spas
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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