7 days in New Delhi, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in New Delhi, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in New Delhi, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  4​h 15​min
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shimla
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Chennai (Madras)

3
days
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, stroll through Swaminarayan Akshardham, and contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip itinerary planning site .

Chennai (Madras) to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) in December, you will find days in New Delhi are little chillier (26°C), and nights are much colder (10°C). On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manali.

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Swaminarayan Akshardham ©
Swaminarayan Akshardham

2
days
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Beas River, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Manali online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Manali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Shimla.

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas Kund ©
Beas Kund

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Shimla Christ Church ©
Shimla Christ Church
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The Mall
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Jakhu Temple

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