11 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

11 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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11 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manali
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, then hike along Chandrakhani Pass, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kullu trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kullu is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Family-friendly places like Manali Picnic Spot and Camps and Himvalley Manali Amusement & Culture Park will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Beas River, see human ingenuity at work at Pandoh Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, and admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley.

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Getting from Kullu to Manali by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Bring the kids along to Mohan Shakti Heritage Park and Annandale Ground. Explore Shimla's surroundings by going to Craignano (in Mashobra) and Naldehra Golf Course (in Naldehra). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

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Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Golf

Side Trips

Naldehra Golf Course, Mohan Shakti Heritage Park, Craignano
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground ©
Annandale Ground

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