7 days in Dalhousie, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

7 days in Dalhousie, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

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7 days in Dalhousie, Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Amritsar

1
night
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
On the 2nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dalhousie trip planner .

Amritsar to Dalhousie is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Manali is known for nature, historic sites, winter sports, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Manali trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, deepen your understanding at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally make a trip to The Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, don't miss a visit to The Ridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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