6 days in Himachal Pradesh & Palanpur Itinerary

6 days in Himachal Pradesh & Palanpur Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Shimla
— 1 night
Drive
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Fly to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Drive to Palanpur
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Palanpur
— 1 night
Drive

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Shimla

— 1 night

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and then make a trip to The Mall. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally make a trip to The Ridge.

Plan trip to Shimla with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Manali

— 3 nights
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Solang Nullah, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary, and finally explore the activities along Beas River.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Manali road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Palanpur.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Winter Sports
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Palanpur

— 1 night
Palanpur is a city and a municipality of Banaskantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pallaviya Parshwanath Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Palanpur road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Manali to Palanpur. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Palanpur

Historic Sites
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Himachal Pradesh travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Landmarks
Home to the majestic western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh ranks among the world's top mountaineering destinations. Tourism in Himachal Pradesh draws adventurers from far and wide to climb, raft, paraglide, hike, and ski their way across the picture-perfect river valleys and snow-covered mountain slopes. Those looking for something less strenuous can tour Himachal Pradesh's charming hill stations, where the holiday atmosphere lasts all year. To travel through this mountainous region the old-fashioned way, consider one of the state's narrow-gauge railways, which include the World Heritage-listed Kalka-Shimla train line.