9 days in Dalhousie, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

9 days in Dalhousie, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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9 days in Dalhousie, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak.

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Ahmedabad to Dalhousie is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Raghunath Temple
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple

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 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Manali trip planner .

Drive from Dalhousie to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Ram Temple
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Siyali Mahadev Temple ©
Siyali Mahadev Temple
Manu Temple ©
Manu Temple

3
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 Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary and Kali Bari Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tara Devi Temple and Christ Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Shimla: Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra) and Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Shimla trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple, Naldehra Golf Course
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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