8 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

8 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla, Manali & Chandigarh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Chandigarh
— 1 night
End: Pune

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kufri as well as Kalka - Shimla Railway. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, and then make a trip to The Ridge. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Kalka - Shimla Railway, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri, and then meet the residents at Himalayan Bird Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip itinerary planning website .

Pune to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Rohtang Pass has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take some stellar pictures from Gulaba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip app .

Drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, Pinjore Gardens and Chandigarh Rose Garden. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Pinjore Gardens, stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, then admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden, and finally admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip maker .

Drive from Manali to Chandigarh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gurudwara Nada Sahib, Pinjore Gardens
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Chandigarh Rose Garden ©
Chandigarh Rose Garden
Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Pinjore Gardens ©
Pinjore Gardens

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