6 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

6 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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6 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Rishikesh
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Vadodara

1
night
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 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple and then appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kullu holiday maker .

Rishikesh to Kullu is an approximately 12-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Hanogi Mata Temple ©
Hanogi Mata 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 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, explore the activities along Beas River, then admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manikaran Gurudwara.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali road trip app .

You can drive from Kullu to Manali in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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