9 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

9 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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9 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Rajkot
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Rajkot

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Family-friendly places like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Pandoh Dam will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, get in on the family fun at Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Manali trip planner .

Rajkot to Manali is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Family-friendly places like Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Annandale Army Heritage Museum will thrill your kids. Take a break from Shimla with a short trip to Craignano in Mashobra, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and see the interesting displays at Johnnie's Wax Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Craignano, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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