13 days in Manali, Kullu & Shimla Itinerary

13 days in Manali, Kullu & Shimla Itinerary

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13 days in Manali, Kullu & Shimla Itinerary

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

7
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali to go to Kullu and see Hot Water Spring, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, have some family-friendly fun at Club House, step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Manali online visit planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hot Water Spring, Rohtang Pass, Van Vihar National Park, Naggar Castle, Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Manikaran Gurudwara ©
Manikaran Gurudwara

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 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagatipatt Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth, then make a trip to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, and finally view the masterpieces at Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kullu trip site .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, International Roerich Memorial Trust
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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then make a trip to The Mall, then make a trip to Scandal Point, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi, pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Green Valley.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla road trip app .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Shimla takes 6.5 hours. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

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