8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Chennai

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 winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, take in the natural beauty of Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary website .

Chennai to Shimla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali to go to Manikaran and see Harinder Mountain, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamula Temple, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manali online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Harinder Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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