6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  9​h
1
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Chennai

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kids will enjoy Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manali route builder tool .

Chennai to Manali is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps ©
Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, make a trip to The Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and finally walk around Annandale Ground. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Bird Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip builder tool .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum

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