Here’s a suggested 7-day itinerary for a trip from Jaipur to Manali, including a visit to Shimla and the Atal Tunnel:

Day 1: Jaipur to Chandigarh

  • Start your journey early in the morning from Jaipur to Chandigarh (approx. 6-7 hours drive).
  • Explore Chandigarh’s attractions such as the Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, and Rose Garden.
  • Overnight stay in Chandigarh.

Day 2: Chandigarh to Shimla

  • Depart from Chandigarh to Shimla (approx. 3-4 hours drive).
  • Upon reaching Shimla, check into your hotel and freshen up.
  • Spend the day exploring Shimla’s landmarks like the Mall Road, Ridge, Jakhoo Temple, and Christ Church.
  • Overnight stay in Shimla.

Day 3: Shimla to Manali via Atal Tunnel

  • Leave Shimla early in the morning for Manali, with a stop at the Atal Tunnel (approx. 9-10 hours drive).
  • Explore the Atal Tunnel, which offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Continue your journey to Manali.
  • Upon arrival in Manali, check into your hotel and relax.
  • Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 4: Manali Sightseeing

  • Spend the day exploring Manali’s attractions.
  • Visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Vashisht Hot Springs, Manu Temple, and Tibetan Monastery.
  • Enjoy shopping at the Mall Road and indulge in local cuisine.
  • Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 5: Rohtang Pass Excursion

  • Take a day trip to Rohtang Pass (subject to availability and weather conditions).
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains and engage in snow activities like skiing, snowboarding, and sledging.
  • Return to Manali in the evening.
  • Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 6: Manali to Chandigarh

  • Check out from your hotel in Manali and start your journey back to Chandigarh (approx. 8-9 hours drive).
  • En route, stop at scenic spots for photo opportunities.
  • Upon reaching Chandigarh, check into your hotel and relax.
  • Overnight stay in Chandigarh.

Day 7: Chandigarh to Jaipur

  • After breakfast, depart from Chandigarh to Jaipur (approx. 6-7 hours drive).
  • Arrive in Jaipur by late afternoon or evening, concluding your memorable journey.

Please note that travel times and attractions may vary depending on factors such as road conditions, weather, and personal preferences. It’s advisable to check the latest travel advisories and make necessary bookings in advance. Additionally, consider adding buffer days to the itinerary to accommodate any unforeseen delays or spontaneous exploration opportunities.

By JP Dhabhai

Hi, My name is JP Dhabhai and I live in Reengus, a small town in the Sikar district. I am a small construction business owner and I provide my construction services to many companies. I love traveling solo and with my friends. You can say it is my hobby and passion.

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