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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hanuman Temple and Tikkar Lake. Visiting Naldehra Golf Course and Himalayan Bird Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Shimla side-trips: Solan (Jatoli Shiv Temple, Bon Monastery, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, take in the natural beauty of Tattapani, and take an in-depth tour of Shimla Heritage Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shimla road trip planning app .

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Solan, Naldehra Golf Course, Tattapani, Tikkar Lake, Hanuman Temple
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Tikkar Lake ©
Tikkar Lake
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Hampta and then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripura Sundari Temple, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planning app .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, Tripura Sundari Temple
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Hampta ©
Hampta
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

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