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From Chandigarh to Manali: Reviving in the Himalayas

Enjoy the serene beauty of Chandigarh, Shimla, and Manali, with this trip covering majestic landscapes, adventure fun, and nature exploration.

Enjoy the serene beauty of Chandigarh, Shimla, and Manali, with this trip covering majestic landscapes, adventure fun, and nature exploration.

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Chandigarh, the capital of two Indian states, Punjab and Haryana, is a beautiful city known for its modern architecture, urban design, and lush greenery.

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Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, is a popular hill station in India known for its picturesque beauty, colonial architecture, and charming markets.

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Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India's northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking and adventure sports center, set on the Beas River and surrounded by beautiful mountains, forests, and valleys.

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Arrival
Arrival
Suggested Locations

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Suggested Locations

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Nek Chand’s Rock Garden of Chandigarh

Sights

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The Tower of Shadows - Chandigarh, India

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Garden of Silence

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Sukhna Lake Chandigarh

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Laser Show Fountain

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Washington

Day 1

Air Drive

12,098 km

Chandigarh

Day 2

9:00 AM

1:48 AM

17h 48m

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Chandigarh

Day 2

Air Drive

109 km

Shimla

Day 2

9:00 AM

11:52 AM

3h 52m

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Shimla

Day 3

Air Drive

248 km

Manali

Day 3

9:00 AM

3:53 PM

7h 53m

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Restaurant City Center - Chandigarh

Activity 1.47 km From Laser Show Fountain

Hotel 3.66 km From Hometel Chandigarh

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Restaurant City Center - Shimla

Activity 0.28 km From Rani Jhansi Park

Activity 0.32 km From Jakhu Ropeway Shimla

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Travel Tips

Sure! Here are some travel tips for your trip to Chandigarh, Shimla, and Manali:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these places would be during the months of March to June when the weather is pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. You might also consider visiting during winter (December to February) if you enjoy snowfall.

Route and Accessibility:
You can start your journey from Chandigarh which is well connected with road, rail, and air. From there, travel to Shimla and then to Manali. There's a regular bus service as well as taxis available between these places.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The altitude at Chandigarh is 350m, at Shimla is 2200m, and at Manali it is 2050m above sea level. While not too high, if you suffer from altitude sickness, take necessary precautions. Hydrate regularly and take rest before you explore.

Accommodation and Booking:
These places are abundant with reputable hotels, resorts, guest houses, and homestays. A good practice is to book your accommodations and travel (if any) in advance, especially during peak tourist season to avoid any inconvenience.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack according to the season. If you're visiting during the summer, light-weight clothes would suffice, but always pack a jacket or shawl as it gets chilly in the evening. During winter, heavy woolen clothing is a must. Don't forget to pack comfortable shoes for exploring the cities.

Health and Safety:
Carry a first-aid kit with basic medicines. Stick to bottled water and eat at clean and reputable places.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Respect the local culture and traditions. Avoid littering and follow all guidelines mentioned at tourist spots especially the religious ones. Refrain from smoking in public spaces as Chandigarh is a smoke-free city.