11 days in Kullu, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

11 days in Kullu, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

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11 days in Kullu, Shimla & Manali Itinerary

Start: Manali
Drive:  2​h
1
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manali
— 6 nights
End: Manali

2
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 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunathjee Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagatipatt Temple, and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, then take in the natural beauty of Hot Water Spring, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kullu travel route site .

Manali to Kullu is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara
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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hot Water Spring ©
Hot Water Spring

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 27th (Wed), tee off at Naldehra Golf Course, admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and then make a trip to The Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, then explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimla tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Kullu to Shimla in 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naldehra Golf Course
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Naldehra Golf Course ©
Naldehra Golf Course
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

6
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Escape the urban bustle at Beas River and Solang-Nullah. Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Beas Kund, and admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Manali trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Shimla to Manali by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass, Van Vihar National Park
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

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