7 days in Kullu District, Shimla & Dalhousie Itinerary

7 days in Kullu District, Shimla & Dalhousie Itinerary

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7 days in Kullu District, Shimla & Dalhousie Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, then take an in-depth tour of International Roerich Memorial Trust, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hidimba Devi Temple, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Manali trip planner .

New Delhi to Manali is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Tours
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Off-Road Tours
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Bari Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shyamakali Temple, and then take in the awesome beauty at Jakhoo Hill.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shimla travel planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tara Devi Temple
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Tara Devi Temple ©
Tara Devi Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Jakhoo Hill ©
Jakhoo Hill

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Devi Temple, then trek along Ganji Pahari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Church.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie road trip site .

You can drive from Shimla to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 20th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Golden Devi Temple
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St. Francis Church ©
St. Francis Church
Ganji Pahari ©
Ganji Pahari

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