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How to Plan a Trip to Shimla and Manali?


Shimla and Manali are the two most visited destinations in Himachal Pradesh. These two gorgeous locations in Himachal are full of panoramic landscapes, glorious mountain peaks and serene vistas. Since both these places offer something to everyone, many people like to plan a trip to Shimla and Manali.

But why just plan a trip to any one of these places when you can enjoy both places on a single tour? You can book a Shimla Manali Tour Package from Delhi for around 7 to 8 days to enjoy the tranquillity of both the destinations without rushing.

Here’s a detailed Itinerary of the Shimla Manali Tour to give you an idea about how you can explore both these regions in one trip.

Day 1 | Delhi to Shimla

You will be picked by our travel representative in Delhi and after that, you have to board a bus or travel via taxi to reach Shimla. On reaching Shimla, you will check into a hotel for a rest. Later, you have to explore some local places in Shimla, including Mall Road, Ridge, Lakkar Bazaar, etc. In the evening, you will return to the hotel for a rest and overnight stay.

Day 2 | Shimla Local Sightseeing

On this day, after breakfast, you will explore more local places in Shimla, such as State Museum, Jakhoo Temple and more. You may even plan a visit to Kufri to enjoy some adventure activities and a peaceful environment.

Day 3 | Shimla to Narkanda & Hatu Peak

On day 3, you will head to Narkanda and Hatu Peak. You may even visit Kufri or Chail, depending on your mood or preference.

Day 4 | Shimla to Manali

This day, our travel representative will drive you to Manali. You may plan your trip either through the Jalori Pass route or go through the regular route via Bilaspur.

Day 5 | Manali Local Sightseeing

On day 5, you will head out to enjoy local sightseeing of places like Hadimba Temple, Mall Road, Manu Temple, Monastery, Vashisth Hot Water Springs and more.

Day 6 | Manali to Solang Valley or Rohtang Pass

This day, you will head to Snow Point at Solang Valley or Gulaba on the way to Rohtang Pass. In summers, you can reach Rohtang Pass too. If you like less crowded places, you can stay at Solan Valley that’s more peaceful than the main Manali.

Day 7 | Manali to Jagatsukh to Naggar Castle

On this day, you will travel to Jagatsukh and Naggar Castle from Manali. Both these offbeat places are great to spend quality time with your special one. You may even plan a stay at Naggar to enjoy the serenity of this place. This place is very romantic, as it offers great landscape views, along with delicious food. You can also plan a visit to Roerich Museum, Art Gallery and ancient Krishna Temple.

Day 8 | Naggar Castle – Manali – Delhi

Today, you will say goodbye to us and head back to your home. Since Volvo to Delhi is usually available in the evening, you may spend some time visiting different places in Naggar and then leave for Delhi in the evening.