How to travel from Shimla to Manali 

(Manali to Shimla)

Route planner to travel from Shimla to Manali with Car

Distance on road: 248 kms
Travel Time: 6 hours

Shimla

Road - Car

Manali

Route Details

Take the roadtrip for Manali while driving from Shimla, enjoy this time with your friends, family or drive solo. You can drive on a car, a bike or hire a taxi to travel on the roads to Manali

The shortest distance between Shimla and Manali is 248 kms(155 miles), you will need around 6 hours to travel Manali by Road. Driving directions to travel to Manali, for the roadtrip to Manali from Shimla is provided with the map.

Manali is known as Valley Of Gods and ideal time to stay there is 1 - 5 days. Find out the 13 places to visit in Manali, and what to do there.

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Shimla to Manali Taxi/Traveller Fares

You may choose to hire a cab to Manali from Shimla, railway station or airport. You can book a taxi/cabs like Indica, Micra, Indigo, Dzire, Etios, Innova, AC Tempo Traveller from Shimla and luxury cars for your weekend getaway, holiday destination, honeymoon, family outing, pilgrimage etc.

You can check the taxi fare and estimated cab cost for Shimla to Manali trip.

For the round trip (Manali to Shimla) Manali to Shimla taxi services we again will be happy to serve you.

Book cab Toyota Etios-Swift Dzire or similar 4 + 1
₹4963
Cost for Round Trip
Driver Allowance - ₹300
Road and Toll Taxes
250 Kms/ day

Toyota Etios-Swift Dzire or similar, 4 + 1

₹9 per KM

Book cab Xylo, Toyota Innova or similar  6 + 1
₹6947
Cost for Round Trip
Driver Allowance - ₹300
Road and Toll Taxes
250 Kms/ day

Xylo, Toyota Innova or similar, 6 + 1

₹13 per KM

Book cab Indica, Swift or similar 4 + 1
₹4963
Cost for Round Trip
Driver Allowance - ₹300
Road and Toll Taxes
250 Kms/ day

Indica, Swift or similar, 4 + 1

₹9 per KM

Places to visit and 
things to do in Manali (Click the tile to open)

The points of interest in Manali are listed here with the expected expenses/tickets/cost and time you will need to spend or experience the activity in Manali. To help you plan the trip, all the famous tourist hot spot of Manali are listed here.

Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass

Shimla

Manali

Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Rohtang Pass:NA
Time people usually spend here:4 hours
kms from Manali
Hidimba Temple

Hidimba Temple

Shimla

Manali

Hidimba Temple

Hidimba Temple
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Hidimba Temple:NA
Time people usually spend here:1.5 hours
kms from Manali
Sweet HomeStay in Old Manali

Sweet HomeStay in Old Manali

Shimla

Manali

Sweet HomeStay in Old Manali

Sweet HomeStay in Old Manali
Expenses/Ticket/Cost
₹2000
Time people usually take to experience:
12 hours
Solang Nala

Solang Nala

Shimla

Manali

Solang Nala

Solang Nala
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Solang Nala:NA
Time people usually spend here:3 hours
kms from Manali
Jogini Falls

Jogini Falls

Shimla

Manali

Jogini Falls

Jogini Falls
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Jogini Falls:NA
Time people usually spend here:2 hours
kms from Manali
Mall Road

Mall Road

Shimla

Manali

Mall Road

Mall Road
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Mall Road:NA
Time people usually spend here:2 hours
kms from Manali
Paragliding

Paragliding

Shimla

Manali

Paragliding

Paragliding
Expenses/Ticket/Cost
₹2500
Time people usually take to experience:
1.5 hours
Zorbing

Zorbing

Shimla

Manali

Zorbing

Zorbing
Expenses/Ticket/Cost
₹500
Time people usually take to experience:
1 hours
Rahalla Falls

Rahalla Falls

Shimla

Manali

Rahalla Falls

Rahalla Falls
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Rahalla Falls:NA
Time people usually spend here:1 hours
kms from Manali
Rafting

Rafting

Shimla

Manali

Rafting

Rafting
Expenses/Ticket/Cost
₹1500
Time people usually take to experience:
3 hours
Get Tattooed in Old Manali

Get Tattooed in Old Manali

Shimla

Manali

Get Tattooed in Old Manali

Get Tattooed in Old Manali
Expenses/Ticket/Cost
NA
Time people usually take to experience:
2 hours
Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta Pass Trek

Shimla

Manali

Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta Pass Trek
Expenses/Ticket/Cost
₹9000
Time people usually take to experience:
100 hours
Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple

Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple

Shimla

Manali

Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple

Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple
Expenses/Ticket/Cost for Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple:NA
Time people usually spend here:1 hours
kms from Manali

Which is the best Taxi service for Shimla to Manali?

There are many outstation taxi services that you can book either offline or online. Best is a relative term and it depends on what you prefer as a traveller. Most travellers prefer comfort, quality service at a reasonable price. Be careful when trying to haggle for the lowest priced or cheapest cab as you could open yourself to the risk of operators cutting corners n service and also over laying with hidden charges. 

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  • You must decide if that operator will provide good service and honour time commitments.
  • You must ensure if the car will be in good condition, comfortable, commercially licensed with all the requisite permits.
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Best time for renting a car for Shimla to Manali

When renting a car for Shimla to Manali, its best to book atleast 1-2 weeks ahead so you can get the best prices for a quality service. Last minute rentals are always expensive and there is a high chance that service would be compromised as even the taxi provider is limited to whatever vehicle is available at their disposal. 

Things to look for when booking an outstation cab from Shimla to Manali or any outstation route

  1. Ensure that a commercial taxi is being provided. Only commercial vehicles can legally transport passengers from one city to another. Commercial passenger vehicles have yellow colored license plates and are required to have the necessary transport permits.
  2. Find if the route you will travel on has tolls. If yes, are tolls included in your booking quote
  3. When you are crossing state boundaries, state taxes are due. Preferably get a quotation with state taxes included else you are at the risk of being scammed again. Most taxi operators will pay for monthly or annual state tax on routes that they are commonly serving. By getting an inclusive quote, you are getting this benefit passed on to you. By getting a quote where taxes are excluded, you are going to have to pay the taxi operator and will most likely not get a receipt for the same
  4. Price is great but service is what matters. So try to focus on service at a reasonable price. When you go for the cheapest, you will ending up getting what you pay for.

Little about Manali

Manali is a very popular tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh. Situated on the Beas river it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley Each day you can find many travellers travelling from Shimla to Manali, and vice versa. Amongst the numerous ways to travel from Shimla to Manali, the most pleasurable mode is to travel by road. For a comfortable journey in luxuriant settings, book our taxi services in most affordable rates. 

The Journey From Shimla to Manali by Car

Let's be honest here. Who does not love road trips? We've been fascinated with road trips ever since Dil Chahta Hai. Add Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara  to it and voila, you have what is known as "Dream Trip" . The beauty of road trip  cannot be captured in words. 

If You want to know everything about Manali , then this is where you need to go: travel guide for Manali
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