9 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

9 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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9 days in Shimla, Manali & Kullu Itinerary

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

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ridge. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tara Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery, and finally appreciate the views at Green Valley.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimla tour itinerary planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Popular historic sites such as Hidimba Devi Temple and Siyali Mahadev Temple are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Beas River and Solang Valley. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Manu Market, fly down the slopes at Solang Nullah, witness a stunning natural landmark at Vashisht Baths, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Manali road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kullu.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple
Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Nullah ©
Solang Nullah

3
nights
Kullu

Kullu ©
Kullu tourism thrives thanks to the area's temples and majestic hills, covered in apple forests and deodar trees.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bijli Mahadev Temple. Keep things going the next day: hike along Chanderkhani Pass and then explore the historical opulence of Naggar Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kullu trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Manali to Kullu in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kullu

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Naggar
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Tirthan Valley ©
Tirthan Valley
Naggar Castle ©
Naggar Castle
Bijli Mahadev Temple ©
Bijli Mahadev Temple

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