13 days in Shimla, Kullu & Manali Itinerary

13 days in Shimla, Kullu & Manali Itinerary

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13 days in Shimla, Kullu & Manali Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Shimla
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Kullu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Manali
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Visiting Naldehra Golf Course and Himalayan Nature Park will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Annandale Army Heritage Museum and Himachal State Museum. Step out of Shimla to go to Shoghi and see Hanuman Temple, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankat Mochan Temple, admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jakhoo Hill, and take in the pleasant sights at Shimla Heritage Walk.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Shimla online trip 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Himalayan Nature Park, Naldehra Golf Course, Hanuman Temple
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Himalayan Nature Park ©
Himalayan Nature Park
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

4
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Step out of the city life by going to Tirthan Valley and Harinder Mountain. Popular historic sites such as Gauri Shankar Temple and Hanogi Mata Temple are in your itinerary. Step out of Kullu to go to Manikaran and see Naina Bhagwati Mandir, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, hike along Chandrakhani Pass, and make a trip to Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kullu holiday planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Shimla to Kullu with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Manikaran
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Chandrakhani Pass ©
Chandrakhani Pass
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery ©
Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Get outdoors at Chanderkhani Pass and Chandra Taal. Appreciate the collections at International Roerich Memorial Trust and Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art. Step out of Manali with an excursion to Tripura Sundari Temple in Naggar--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siyali Mahadev Temple, explore the activities along Beas Kund, and identify plant and animal life at Rani Nallah.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali tour itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kullu to Manali. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Naggar, Hampta
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Hampta ©
Hampta

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