8 days in Shimla, Kullu District & New Delhi Itinerary

8 days in Shimla, Kullu District & New Delhi Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla, Kullu District & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  14​h 45​min
1
Shimla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Manali
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 10th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Ridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, don't miss a visit to The Mall, then admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Shimla attractions planning tool .

London, UK to Shimla is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Shimla. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
The Ridge ©
The Ridge

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 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Anjani Mahadev, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then Head underground at Arjun Gufa.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manali trip maker site .

You can drive from Shimla to Manali in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Manali

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Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

4
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, don't miss a visit to India Gate, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Manali to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. February in New Delhi sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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