7 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

7 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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7 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

Start: Shimla
1
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kullu
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Shimla

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jakhu Temple and Christ Church. You'll explore and learn at Prantika and Annandale Army Heritage Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Shimla: Himalayan Nature Park (in Kufri) and Craignano (in Mashobra). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, don't miss a visit to The Mall, learn about all things military at Army Herritage Museum, and see the interesting displays at Himachal State Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Craignano, Himalayan Nature Park
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple, get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then appreciate the views at Solang Valley, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rani Nallah.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Museums Parks Spas
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International Roerich Memorial Trust ©
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Gayatri Temple ©
Gayatri Temple

2
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagatipatt Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanogi Mata Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kullu trip planner .

Drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
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Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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