7 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

7 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kullu
— Few hours
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Chennai (Madras)

2
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 19th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Ridge, don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

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Chennai (Madras) to Shimla is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Shimla Christ Church
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

3
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, sightseeing, fun & games, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Jana Waterfall, and step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle.

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Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Rohtang Pass

1
day
Kullu

On the 24th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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