9 days in Manali & Leh Itinerary

9 days in Manali & Leh Itinerary

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9 days in Manali & Leh Itinerary

Start: Manali
1
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Leh
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Manali

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Attractions like Pandoh Dam and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Manali with an excursion to Hot Water Spring in Kullu--about 1h 50 min away. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Manali Picnic Spot and Camps. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and head outdoors with Rohtang Pass.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manali trip planning site .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hot Water Spring, Rohtang Pass
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Beas River ©
Beas River

2
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Samstanling Monastery. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basgo gompa, and finally explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Manali to Leh in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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