9 days in Manali, Auli & Shimla Itinerary

9 days in Manali, Auli & Shimla Itinerary

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9 days in Manali, Auli & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Auli
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, fun & games, winter sports, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery.

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New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Auli.

Things to do in Manali

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Auli

Auli ©
Take a skiing holiday in Auli, where you'll be able to do more than enjoy winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Gorson Bugyal, fly down the slopes at Auli Ski & Snowboard School, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joshimath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): head outdoors with Auli and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chenab Lake.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Auli vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Manali to Auli takes 22 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Auli

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Chamoli
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Gorson Bugyal ©
Gorson Bugyal
Auli ©
Auli
Joshimath ©
Joshimath

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Mall, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shimla trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Auli to Shimla in 16.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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