9 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

9 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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9 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Shimla

5
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Central Research Institute (in Kasauli), Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi) and Solan (Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Bon Monastery, & more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, and explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla online journey planner .

In December in Shimla, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Solan, Mahamai Temple, Hanuman Temple, Central Research Institute
Highlights from your plan
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu 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 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Anjani Mahadev, and finally get your game on at Club House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, then fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Manali route maker site .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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