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

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kullu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: New Delhi


3
nights
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, museums, parks, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla travel route 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 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, fly down the slopes at Solang-Nullah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, and explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Manali travel route website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Van Vihar National Park, Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth, then don't miss a visit to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kullu journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manali to Kullu. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery ©
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery

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