7 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Shimla
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 2 nights
Shimla

2
days
Kullu

Kullu ©
Great Himalayan National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Himalayan National Park and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Keep things going the next day: hike along Chandrakhani Pass and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring.

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Shimla to Kullu is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Manali.

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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Great Himalayan National Park ©
Great Himalayan National Park
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

2
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jana Waterfall, Rohtang Pass, Beas River, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): cruise along Hampta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Rani Nala, and finally admire the sheer force of Jana Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River and then get outside with Rohtang Pass.

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Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shimla.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass
Hampta ©
Hampta

3
days
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
You've now added Kalka - Shimla Railway to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple.

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Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Kalka - Shimla Railway ©
Kalka - Shimla Railway
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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