9 days in Shimla & Kullu District Itinerary

9 days in Shimla & Kullu District Itinerary

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9 days in Shimla & Kullu District Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
Ahmedabad

3
days
Shimla

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for sightseeing, nature, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, and admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad to Shimla is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Viceregal Lodge
The Mall
Jakhu Temple

4
days
Manali

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Manali travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple
Naggar Castle

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