Magnificent Shimla Manali Tour

5 Nights Itinerary Covering: Shimla - Kufri - Manali - Rohtang Pass


Overview

Are you one of those who loves the idea of spending vacations in hill stations? If yes, then North India, especially Himachal Pradesh has just the right places for you. Brimming with the beauty of nature, are its most loved tourist attractions Shimla and Manali. To get the best experience of these hill stations is the Magnificent Shimla Manali Tour. This 5 Nights and 6 Days itinerary is packed with top places to visit like Kufri, Solang Valley, and Rohtang Pass. You also get a chance to visit the sacred shrines and indulge in amazing activities. Between all the exploring and enjoyment, the itinerary also saves some time for you to take back memories from the Mall Roads.

Take a look at the itinerary below and get charmed by the panoramic sights of Manali and Shimla.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

Highlights

  • Day tour to Kufri
  • Exploring the Mall Roads of Shimla and Manali
  • Visit the spiritually blessed shrines of Manali
  • Enjoy a day at Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival at Delhi railway station/airport to Shimla

As soon as you arrive at Delhi airport/railway station, our representative will escort you and help you with your road trip to Shimla. Snuggled in North India, Shimla is one of the best places to relax and enjoy away from the city rush. Upon your arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 - Shimla to Kufri to Shimla

This day brings with it the joy of going for a sightseeing tour to Kufri. Post breakfast, get ready and leave for the destination. Mahasu Peak, Indira Tourist Park, and Chini Bungalow are some places of interest in Kufri.

On your way back to Shimla, visit the Vice Regal Lodge. It is famous for its English Renaissance architecture and for being the summer residence of British Viceroys. Post that, relish the breeze on a stroll on the Mall Road.

Dinner and night stay at the hotel.

Day 3 - Shimla to Manali

Day 3 is going to be another fun-filled ride as you leave for Manali now. It won't be wrong to say that this hill station is the perfect place for trying adventure activities. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and take some to relax. After that, you can head out and be a part of the locals and tourists on the Mall Road. You can try the different delicacies and also buy souvenirs.

Dinner and night stay at the hotel.

Day 4 - Manali

This is another day in the serene surroundings of Manali. Once you are done with your breakfast, it is time to begin your excursion to the famous Hadimba Devi Temple. This temple worships Hidimba Devi, wife of Bhima from the Hindu epic Mahabharata. After spending some time here, head to the Vashisht Kund, Tibetan Monastery and handicraft centre. You can also take a walk around the Vashisht village.

Dinner and overnight stay planned at the hotel.

Day 5 - Manali to Rohtang Pass to Manali

On day 5 you will be experiencing the fun and beauty at Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass. While Solang Valley is famous for zorbing and paragliding, Rohtang Pass is perfect for playing with snow and skiing.

Make your way back to the hotel for dinner and night stay at the end of the day.

Day 6 - Manali to Delhi via Chandigarh

On this day you will be making your way back to Delhi. Enjoy your morning meal and finish the checkout formalities after which your road trip will begin. En-route stop in Chandigarh and explore the magnificent beauty of this city. You will visit the Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake. Later continue your journey for Delhi.

On arrival in Delhi, you will be escorted to the Delhi airport/railway station for the journey ahead.


FAQs Magnificent Shimla Manali Tour

Ques: Which is the best time to visit Shimla-Manali?

Ans: Shimla-Manali can be visited any time of the year. The beautiful hill stations of Himachal Pradesh enjoy salubrious weather all through the year, so it is very hard to decide upon the best time to visit Shimla- Manali. Summers offer respite from hot weather and is preferred for a relaxing vacation while winters bring in snow and the thrill of adventure sports. The only time to avoid planning a Shimla-Manali tour itinerary is the monsoon season (months from July to September).

Ques: What can I do in 2 days in Shimla?

Ans: On a 2-day stay in Shimla there is a lot to do. Some things to include are:

  • Ride on the Kalka-Shimla Toy Train ( A UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Stroll through the Mall Road
  • Pay a visit to the Christ Church
  • Pray at the Jakhoo Temple, Kali Bari, and other temples
  • Ride the ropeway to Jakhoo temple
  • Excursion to Kufri
  • Ice skating at the open-air skating rink
  • Watch the sunset from Scandal Point
  • Shopping at Lakkar Bazaar

Ques: How many days are enough in Manali?

Ans: A Manali tour can be planned for anything between 3- 5 days. It all depends on your plans. Honeymoon in Manali is a blissful 3-day tour as is a family vacation, while if you want to plan treks in the Himalayas then it could take a week or even a little longer.

Ques: When can we see snow in Shimla and Manali?

Ans: Shimla and Manali receive snowfall in the winter months from November to February. In Manali even in the summer months, snow can be seen in the Rohtang Pass, the high mountain pass, 50 km from the hill station.

Ques: Is Shimla-Manali good to visit with family?

Ans: The hill towns of Shimla and Manali are the perfect holiday destinations for the family as the weather is pleasant, there is a lot to see, do and enjoy for kids and every family member.

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