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: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kullu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge and then make a trip to The Mall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimla online trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai to Shimla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally explore the activities along Beas River. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Manali online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharvali Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bijli Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kulant Pith, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kullu online visit planner .

Getting from Manali to Kullu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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