8 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

8 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

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8 days in Kullu, Manali & Shimla Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kullu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi


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 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadevi Tirth, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannathi Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannathi Temple at Bhekhli, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagatipatt Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): appreciate the views at Tirthan Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Ramchandra Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kullu trip planner .

New Delhi to Kullu is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Manali.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, Lord Ramchandra Temple
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Mahadevi Tirth ©
Mahadevi Tirth
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Jagannathi Temple ©
Jagannathi Temple

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siyali Mahadev Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manali trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kullu to Manali takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Van Vihar National Park, Ram Temple
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Vashisht Baths
Vashisht Baths

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for nature, historic sites, museums, parks, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Mall, admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple, explore and take pictures at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shimla Christ Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shimla travel route planner .

You can drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mahamai Temple
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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