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Shimla to Manali , Distance and Sightseeing

Snow covered Rohtang road

Shimla to Manali

The journey is of around 250 kilometers. There are multiple ways to reach from Shimla to Manali. You can either take HRTC bus, use your own vehicle or hire a taxi for that purpose. We recommend hiring taxi because they drivers are accustomed and know how to drive in Himalayan roads. However if you plan on going by car ,We recommend installing navigation app Nokia here or Here app on your. You can download maps and use the it offline.

The time taken to reach Manali from Shimla is around 7 to 8 hours but with traffic travel time may go up. On the way can do sight-seeing at Vaishno Devi Temple (Kullu), Pandoh dam, Sundernagar lake.

Taxi service is part of tour package so by buying one you will not face any inconvenience.

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Shimla Manali Package from Chandigarh | Book at lowest prices online

Mall road and Christ church with Snow

Shimla Manali Package can be said to be as most suitable tour packages when it comes to touring in India. There are multiple benefits of visiting Shimla Manali for a vacation

  • The tour package length is 6 days in total which is recommended since longer journey could get tiring.
  • Shimla Manali is one of the most secure places to visit.
  • Both being hill station makes to perfect places to visit especially during summers

Itinerary for Shimla Manali Package

This is the most suitable itinerary for Shimla Manali tour. The tour will complete in 5 nights 6 days. Suitable for people coming via a flight to Chandigarh. Below is the day-wise detail.

Day 1:- CHANDIGARH TO SHIMLA 125 km 4 hours

On arrival in Chandigarh, you will meet with our representative and drive to Shimla. Check in to the hotel and have evening time local sight seen at Shimla like Mall road, Christ church, Lakkar bazar etc.

Shimla is called as a queen of hills, it is beautifully tucked in Shivalik range of the great Himalayas. It has an altitude of approx 2300 meter above sea level. During the British Raj, it was the summer capital of India and now the capital of Himachal Pradesh.

Ridge Shimla
The Ridge Shimla

Day 2:- SHIMLA TO KUFRI

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Kufri and other tourist spots like Green Valley, Indira tourist park, Himalayan Nature Park at Chini Bungalow and Fagu valley. After completing excursion you will return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Other tourist spots in Shimla are Jakhu, Chail, Naldehara, Narkanda. These places can be covered by extending number of days you stay at Shimla which your tour planner will discuss with you.

Day 3: – SHIMLA TO MANALI 250 km 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Manali, on the way will do sight-seeing at Vaishno Devi Temple (Kullu), Pandoh dam, Sundernagar lake. On arrival at Manali, you will check into the hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4:- MANALI – LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (3-4 hours)

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for local sightseeing of Manali including Hadimba Temple, Clubhouse, Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar and Vashishth Kund and Mall road. After that, you will return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Van Vihar Manali

Day 5:- SOLANG VALLEY SIGHTSEEING

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Solang Valley 14 kilometers from Manali where you could do sports activities like horse riding, parachuting, paragliding, ice skating (winters only) and zorbing and you can also get a ride on an ATV. In zorbing, a giant ball with seats for 2 people is rolled down a 200-meter hill. After all this fun you will return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6:- MANALI TO CHANDIGARH 320 km 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel and leave for Chandigarh. You will be dropped at Airport or railway station from where you can further depart to your city.

Price

Prices of this package will vary with the dates you are planning to travel. For off-season dates, you can expect a price of around Rs.23,000/- for 2 people in Basic category hotels and Rs.26,000/- for 2 people in Premium category.

Please note that these prices are indicative and not real prices.

To know the exact price, you may fill in the query form and fill in your specific requirement or call at 8091758422

to talk to our agent.

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Shimla Manali Honeymoon Package

Mall Road Manali

The most recommended tour package for honeymoon couples travelling to Himachal can be completed in 6 days via car and around 7 days with volvo. The below itinerary is from Chandigarh which is also available from Delhi.  Shimla Manali makes for perfect destination for Honeymoon.

Itinerary for Shimla Manali Honeymoon Package

Day 1 :- CHANDIGARH TO SHIMLA 125 kms 4 hours

On arrival in Chandigarh you will meet with our representative and drive to Shimla. Check in to hotel and have evening time local sight seen at Shimla like Mall road, Christ church, Lakkar bazar etc.

Shimla is called as a queen of hills, it is beautifully tucked in Shivalik range of the great Himalayas. It has altitude of approx 2300 meter above sea level. During the British Raj it was the summer capital of India and now capital of Himachal Pradesh.

The Ridge Shimla
The Ridge Shimla

Day 2 :- SHIMLA TO KUFRI

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Kufri and other tourist spots like Green Valley, Indira tourist park, Himalayan Nature park at Chini Bunglow and Fagu valley. After completing excursion you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Other tourist spots in Shimla are Jakhu, Chail, Naldehara, Narkanda. These places can be covered by extending number of days you stay at Shimla which your tour planner will discuss with you.

Day 3 : – SHIMLA TO MANALI 250 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Manali, on the way will do sight-seeing at Vaishno Devi Temple (Kullu), Pandoh dam, Sundernagar lake. On arrival at Manali you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

(Special arrangements will be done for your honeymoon here at Manali which include flower bed decorations,candle night dinner almond saffron milk, apple wine bottle and honeymoon cake)

Day 4 :- MANALI – LOCAL SIGHT SEEING (3-4 hours)

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for local sightseeing of Manali including Hadimba Temple, Club house, Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar and Vashishth Kund and Mall road. After that you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Manali Mall road
 Manali Mall Road

Day 5 :- SOLANG VALLEY SIGHTSEEING

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Solang Valley 14 kilometers from Manali where you could do sports activities like horse riding, parachuting, paragliding, ice skating (winters only) and zorbing and you can also get a ride on a ATV. In zorbing a giant ball with seats for 2 people is rolled down a 200 metre hill. After all this fun you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6:- MANALI TO CHANDIGARH 320 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel and leave for Chandigarh. You will be dropped at Airport or railway station from where you can further depart to your city.

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Solang Valley Manali – Things you could do and how to reach

About Solang Valley

Solang Valley is a major tourist attraction in Manali and is just 13 kilometers from Manali. Solang valley is very scenic place especially in winters as one could see magnificent snow-capped peaks and Glaciers from here. It is famous for its adventure activities and is true adventurer paradise. During summers you can do parachuting, zorbing, paragliding and horse riding.  In winters can do skiing and tobogganing. You can also get your hands on an ATV / Quad bike.

Best time to visit Solang

You can visit Solang throughout the year because it always has something to offer. However adventure activities are different for Winters and Summer. If you want to do skiing than you should plan with December to February.

How to Reach Solang

Solang is at a distance of  13 kilometers from Manali. We provide tour package services with Solang valley. By booking the package you can visit Manali and explore Solang and other popular sites . You can have thorough discussion with our tour experts before proceeding . You can contact us by filling in query form or by calling on 8091758422 to get instant response.

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Club House Manali perfect spot for tourists

Club house HPTDC

Club house located in the heart of Manali and on the banks of Manalsu nala is perfect spot for tourists to visit. The place has been developed and managed by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC).

It has a bar & restaurant, roller skating rink, billiards room, table tennis and video game center for children. Club house has more to offer with its exiting rope-way, river rafting and Go-carting facility.With that much to offer it’s just a place you and your family will love.

How to reach Club house

Club house is at a distance of  1.5 kilometers from Manali bus stand. You can reach here by walking or using local transport. We are travel agency and provide tour package services and club house sight seeing is included in the package. You can have thorough discussion with our tour experts before proceeding with bookings. You can contact us by filling in query form or by calling on 8091758422 to get instant response.

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Tibetan monastery Manali | Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa

Tibetan monastery Manali aka Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa

Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa, the famous Tibetan monastery you should visit when you are at Manali. It is famous for its handicrafts like carpets and woven articles that you could buy and keep as a souvenir with you. Inside the monastery, there is a statue of Lord Buddha. Walls inside the monastery are beautifully decorated with paintings that depict various events from the life of Lord Buddha. What visitors also admire is the fragrance of Tibetan sticks and peacefulness they find here.

How to reach Tibetan Monastery

Tibetan Monastery is at a distance of  1 kilometers from Manali bus stand. You can easily walk up there or use local transport. We are travel agency and provide tour packages and this monastery is included in the sightseeing.  By booking the package you can visit Manali and explore Tibetan Monastery and other popular sites. You can have a thorough discussion with our tour experts before proceeding. You can contact us by filling in query form or by calling on 8091758422 to get an instant response.

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Hidimba Temple Manali

About Hidimba Temple

Hidimba Temple also known as Dhungri Temple is most visited spot by tourists and pilgrims in Manali. It is at a distance of just 2 kilometers from Manali bus stand. The temple is located in the middle of a dense deodar forest known as dhungri van vihar. Built with pagoda roof structure the temple stands 24 metres high. The ancient temple is dedicated to Hidimbi Devi and is built around the the cave where she used to meditate . Raja Bahadur Singh built this temple in 1553.

Van Vihar Manali

A little History

As per mythology Himdimbi devi who belonged Rakshasa family use to live here with his brother Hidimb. She vowed that she would marry someone who would defeat Hidimb in a fight. Bhima one of the five pandavas who were on exile that time killed Hidimb. Keeping to her vow Hidimbi married Bhim. They also had a son named Ghatotkacha who was an important character in the Mahabharata.When after completion of the exile Bhim returned back, Hidimba choose to stay back and meditate and later achieved status of goddess.

How to reach

The temple is at a distance of 2 kilometers from bus stand. You can use local transport to reach here or can hire a for taxi service which will ease your travel.

We provide tour package services and Hidimba Temple is included in tour packages. By booking the package you can visit Manali and explore Hidimba Temple and other popular sites . You can have thorough discussion with our tour experts before proceeding.

 

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Vashisht temple, hot water springs & Things to do

A view from Vashist

One of the most preferred spots by tourists in Manali is Vashisht village. It is situated on banks of river Beas and is just 3 kilometers from Manali. Famous for its hot water springs popularly known as Vashisht Kund. The hot water spring is said to therapeutic values and can treat some skin problems. Separate baths have been built for men and women. Showers are made of Turkish style. Inlets and outlets have been made for flow of cold and hot water.

Vashisht temple is made up of well sculpted carvings and inside there is stone image of Rishi Vashisht. Rishi vashisht is one of seven sages of hindus. The temple is said to be around 4000 years old.  Adjacent to it is Ram temple with idols of lord Rama, Laksman and goddess Sita. Vashisht village is very scenic with houses made of mud and wood which was typical Himachali style of building houses few decades back. Prayers are carried at temple using traditional instruments.

Vashist Temple
Vashist Temple

A liitle History

As per mythology Vishwamitra killed Rishi Vashisht children. Shattered with what happened Rishi Vashisht tried to commit suicide by juming into Vipasha  (Beas) river. However river Vipasha refused to kill him and carried him to a village where he restarted his new life and did meditation .Vipasha means “freedom from bondage” and got its name from this incident since it rendered freedom to rishi Vashisht from bondage.

Vashist Village
Vashist Village

How to reach Vashisht

Vashisht village is at a distance of  3 kilometers from Manali bus stand. You can hire a taxi (taxi is included in tour package) or book an auto to reach there.

We provide tour package services and Vashisht Kund is included in tour packages. By booking the package you can visit Manali and explore Vashisht and other popular sites . You can have thorough discussion with our tour experts before proceeding .

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10 Nights 11 days Himachal with Golden Temple

Himachal with Golden Temple

Itinerary for 10 Nights 11 days Himachal with Golden Temple

Day 1 :- CHANDIGARH TO SHIMLA 125 kms 4 hours

On arrival in Chandigarh you will meet with our representative and drive to Shimla. Check in to hotel and have evening time local sight seen at Shimla like Mall road, Christ church, Lakkar bazar etc.

Shimla is called as a queen of hills, it is beautifully tucked in Shivalik range of the great Himalayas. It has altitude of  approx 2300 meter above sea level. During the British Raj it was the summer capital of India and now capital of Himachal Pradesh.

Day 2 :- SHIMLA TO KUFRI

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Kufri and other tourist spots like Green Valley, Indira tourist park, Himalayan Nature park at Chini Bunglow and Fagu valley. After completing excursion you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Other tourist  spots in Shimla are Jakhu, Chail, Naldehara, Narkanda. These places can be covered by extending number of days you stay at Shimla which your tour planner will discuss with you.

Day 3 : – SHIMLA TO MANALI 250 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Manali, on the way will do sight-seeing at Vaishno Devi Temple (Kullu), Pandoh dam, Sundernagar lake. On arrival at Manali you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 :- MANALI  – LOCAL SIGHT SEEING (3-4 hours)

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for local sightseeing of Manali including Hadimba Temple, Club house, Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar and Vashishth Kund and Mall road. After that you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 :- SOLANG VALLEY SIGHTSEEING

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Solang Valley 14 kilometers from Manali where you could do sports activities like horse riding, parachuting, paragliding, ice skating (winters only) and zorbing and you can also get a ride on a ATV. In zorbing a giant ball with seats for 2 people is rolled down a 200 metre hill. After all this fun you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 :- MANALI TO DHARAMSHALA  250 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will depart to Dharamshala. On arrival at Dharamshala you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Dharamshala is a scenic hill station surrounded by deodar forest which is home to the Dalai Lama. It has got magnificent view of Dhauladhar range.

Day 7 :- DHARAMSHALA – LOCAL SIGHT SEEING –  DALHOUSIE 125 Kms 4 hrs

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Bhagsunag Temple, Mcleod Ganj, Tibetan Monastery and Dalai Lama Palace. After completing the excursion leave for Dalhousie . On arrival at Dalhousie you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8 :- DALHOUSIE – KHAJJIAR 

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for Kalatop and Khajjiar. After completing sightseeing you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9 :- DALHOUSIE TO AMRITSAR 230 kms 6 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel and leave for Amritsar. On arrival at Amritsar you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10 :- AMRITSAR SIGHT SEEING

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Wagha Border, Jallianwala Bagh and Golden temple. After completing sightseeing you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 11 :- AMRITSAR TO CHANDIGARH 220 kms 5 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel and leave for Chandigarh. You will be dropped at Airport or railway station from where you can further depart to your city

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9 Nights 10 days Complete Himachal Tour Package

Shimla from Sky

Itinerary for 9 Nights 10 days Complete Himachal Tour Package

Day 1 :- CHANDIGARH TO SHIMLA 125 kms 4 hours

On arrival in Chandigarh you will meet with our representative and drive to Shimla. Check in to hotel and have evening time local sight seen at Shimla like Mall road, Christ church, Lakkar bazar etc.

Mall road and Christ church with Snow
Mall Road covered with snow                                                    Photo credit: Pankaj Negi

Shimla is called as a queen of hills, it is beautifully tucked in Shivalik range of the great Himalayas. It has altitude of  approx 2300 meter above sea level. During the British Raj it was the summer capital of India and now capital of Himachal Pradesh.

Day 2 :- SHIMLA TO KUFRI

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Kufri and other tourist spots like Green Valley, Indira tourist park, Himalayan Nature park at Chini Bunglow and Fagu valley. After completing excursion you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Other tourist  spots in Shimla are Jakhu, Chail, Naldehara, Narkanda. These places can be covered by extending number of days you stay at Shimla which your tour planner will discuss with you.

Day 3 : – SHIMLA TO MANALI 250 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Manali, on the way will do sight-seeing at Vaishno Devi Temple (Kullu), Pandoh dam, Sundernagar lake. On arrival at Manali you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 :- MANALI  – LOCAL SIGHT SEEING (3-4 hours)

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for local sightseeing of Manali including Hadimba Temple, Club house, Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar and Vashishth Kund and Mall road. After that you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 :- SOLANG VALLEY SIGHTSEEING

Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Solang Valley 14 kilometers from Manali where you could do sports activities like horse riding, parachuting, paragliding, ice skating (winters only) and zorbing and you can also get a ride on a ATV. In zorbing a giant ball with seats for 2 people is rolled down a 200 metre hill. After all this fun you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 :- MANALI TO DHARAMSHALA  250 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will depart to Dharamshala. On arrival at Dharamshala you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Dharamshala is a scenic hill station surrounded by deodar forest which is home to the Dalai Lama. It has got magnificent view of Dhauladhar range.

Day 7 :- DHARAMSHALA – LOCAL SIGHT SEEING

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for sight-seeing at Bhagsunag Temple, Mcleod Ganj, Tibetan Monastery and Dalai Lama Palace. After completing the excursion you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8 :- DHARAMSHALA –  DALHOUSIE 125 Kms 4 hrs 

Today morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel and leave for Dalhousie . On arrival at Dalhousie you will check into hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9 :- DALHOUSIE – KHAJJIAR 

This morning after breakfast at hotel you will leave for Kalatop and Khajjiar. After completing sightseeing you will return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10 :- DALHOUSIE TO CHANDIGARH 320 kms 8 hours

Today morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel and leave for Chandigarh. You will be dropped at Airport or railway station from where you can further depart to your city