9 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

9 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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9 days in Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Take a break from the city and head to Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary and Hotel Hot Spring Therme & Spa. You'll explore and learn at Prantika and Annandale Army Heritage Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Shimla side-trips: Hanuman Temple (in Shoghi), Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra) and Tara Devi Temple (in Taradevi). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, and admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shimla road trip planner.

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hanuman Temple, Naldehra Golf Course, Tara Devi Temple, Himalayan Nature Park
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Popular historic sites such as Hidimba Devi Temple and Manikaran Gurudwara are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Solang Valley, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manali online vacation planner .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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