Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. In 1864, Shimla was declared the summer capital of the erstwhile British Raj in India. A popular tourist destination, Shimla is often referred to as the "Queen of Hills".
Manali in the Beas River valley is an important hill station in the Himalayan Mountains of Himachal Pradesh, India, near the northern end of the Kullu Valley. Manali is administratively a part of the Kullu district.The small town was the beginning of an ancient trade route to Ladakh and, from there, over the Karakoram Pass on to Yarkand and Khotan in the Tarim Basin. Manali and its surrounding areas are of great significance to the Indian culture and heritage as it was the home and abode of the Saptarshi or seven sages. The ancient cave temple, Hadimba Devi Temple, is not far from town, 3 k.m. from the main city. Manu Maharishi temple is located in old Manali village, which is 4 kms. far from the Manali. The name of Manali is on the name of Lord Manu. This temple is one and only temple in the world. According to scriptures, Manu was the first man in nature.
Delhi, sometimes referred to as Dilli, is the second-largest metropolis in India and, with over 17.3 million residents, the sixth largest metropolis in the world by population. The metropolis lies within the federally-administered union territory known as the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.