5 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

5 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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5 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kullu
— 1 day
End: New Delhi

2
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 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, then don't miss a visit to The Mall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri, and finally admire the striking features of Jakhu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, tour the pleasant surroundings at Annandale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then don't miss a visit to The Ridge, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip maker website .

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 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Jogini waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Naggar Castle, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Manali trip maker site .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall

1
day
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 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kullu online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Kullu takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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