8 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

8 days in Manali, Shimla & New Delhi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Beas Kund, then admire the sheer force of Jogini Waterfall, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Solang Nullah, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manali trip maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Manali is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Manali, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tara Devi Temple, and then deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanlog Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla visit website.

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Shimla are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stop by Hauz Khas Village and then browse the different shops at The Great India Place. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Ambience Mall, browse the different shops at DLF Mall Of India, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the New Delhi trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Shimla to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Shimla in December since evenings lows in New Delhi dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Noida, Ambience Mall, Akshardham
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The Great India Place ©
The Great India Place
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village

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