10 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

10 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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10 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kullu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
New Delhi

3
days
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for nature, historic sites, parks, museums, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shimla travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Annandale ©
Annandale
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

4
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manali travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle

2
days
Kullu

Kullu ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth, then don't miss a visit to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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