8 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

8 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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8 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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

few
hours
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Mall, and then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planner .

New Delhi to Shimla is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

4
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Manali online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

3
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 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanogi Mata Temple, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Water Spring, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahadevi Tirth and then admire the verdant scenery at Tirthan Valley.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kullu day trip planning site .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kullu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Naggar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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