9 days in Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

9 days in Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

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9 days in Kullu District & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
1
Manali
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Ahmedabad

5
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali with an excursion to Hot Water Spring in Kullu--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the natural beauty of Vashisht Baths.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manali day trip app .

Ahmedabad to Manali is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hot Water Spring, Rohtang Pass
Highlights from your plan
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for historic sites, nature, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Mall, admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shimla online travel route planner .

Getting from Manali to Shimla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Shimla can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

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

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