Shimla with well developed amenities, easy reach and various tourist attractions make it one of India’s most popular hill stations.
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and derives its name from Shyamala Devi, an incarnation of the goddess Kali, with well developed amenities, easy reach and various tourist attractions make it one of India’s most popular hill stations.
Shimla is an excellent base for treks in the surrounding hills or beyond, rafting and trout fishing at Tattapani.
In winter Shimla it transforms in a sky resort with is skiing location in Kufri and Narkanda.
Attractions in Shimla
Ridge, Shimla Overview
Located in the heart of the 'British Summer Capital' - Shimla, The Ridge is a wide open street located on the side of mall road. The Ridge has everything, from shops selling some exclusive artefacts to the spectacular view of the snow-capped mountain ranges set against an orangish hued sky. It is famous for a lot of things, but best known for shopping. This place is a delight for all kinds of tourists, and the old British establishments beckon visitors from all over to this centre of the beautiful hill station.
The Ridge is not just a market place but also the social hub of the city.
Kufri is famous for its tranquil surroundings, breathtaking views as well as distinct stunning locales. Kufri is popular as the Switzerland of the East.
It is ideal for adventure activities in Shimla which includes skiing and hiking that definitely must be tried at least once when you visit Kufri. Snow-clad hills of Kufri make it the hotspot for trying your hand at skiing.
Green Valley is a famous tourist places and photography points in Shimla. Seen as the popular shooting spot in different Bollywood movies, the Green Valley brings forth endless beauty. Green Valley has been mentioned in a number of articles and travel books.
Kiala Forest is located in the valley of Kotkhai is beautified with the lush green vegetation as well as many indigenous animals.
The forest is said to be an ideal destination for all the wildlife enthusiasts as well as nature lovers.
Kiala Forest boasts of rich foliage and wildlife.
Formerly the residence of the British Viceroy of India, The Viceregal Lodge, also known as Rashtrapati Niwas is located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal State Museum
Set on top of a hill called Inverarm in Shimla, the State Museum is housed in a colonial building.
Jakhoo hill and Jakhoo temple
Jakhoo Hill is the highest point of Shimla. On the top of the flat hill is the colorful Jakhoo Temple and the Hanuman statue.
The place ideas for those who love calm and peace, pay attention to the monkeys who are ready to steal food from visitors.
Jakhoo or Jakhu temple in Shimla is an ancient temple visited by many Hindu devotees all year round.
Shimla's most popular spot is the Mall Road, which is its main street and a common hang-out place for visitors.
As you walk through the dense green Glen forest, the trail takes you to the roaring waterfall dropping from a height of about 86 meters.
Shimla is abundant with places known for their natural beauty and one such lovely green holiday spot is Annadale. Located in the western part of Shimla.
Experience the Ride on toy train Kalka-Shimla
There’s a special kind of joy involved with riding toy trains. These trains are available only in the Himalayan regions. And Shimla is one of the most important hill stations among such places where you can enjoy a thrilling toy train ride.
During your toy train ride, you would cross slopes, will be able to look down the hill slopes from high altitudes, observe the tranquil nature accompanied by the local flora and fauna, and many more.
The Kalka-Shimla toy train journey will take you on a ride where you would cross the green forests, scorched hill slopes, ancient post office and other things.
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The best of northern India tour
Tour 10 Days / 9 Nights
Tour to discover the most beautiful mountain resorts of northern India with visiting Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Chandigarh, Shimla and Chail. A unique experience set in untouched nature.
Exotic Himalaya Tour
Tour 17 Days / 16 Nights
Exotic Himalaya tour with private driver to discover India hill station of Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Chandigarh and Shimla
Tour 11 Days / 10 Nights
Himalaya tour takes you to the discovery of the most beautiful mountain stations of Himachal Pradesh with visits to Chandigarh, Manali, Dharamsala, Shimla and Chail.
Himalaya Tour with Amritsar and Chandigarh
Tour 15 Days / 14 Nights
Tour to discover Himalaya region and visit the best India hill stations as Manali, Dharmsala, Meclodghanj, Dalhousie. Extenson to Amritsar and Chandigarh.
Tour Chandigarh and Shimla
Tour 4 Days / 3 Nights
This tour will allow you to discover the two most popular tourist resorts of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh: Chandigarh and Shimla.
The best of Himachal
Tour 9 Days / 8 Nights
9 days tour to discover the most beautiful places of Himachal Pradesh with visits to Chandigarh, Shimla, Manali and Dharamsala.
Explore the beauty of India Hills
Tour 13 Days / 12 Nights
Tours to discover the beauties of the mountains of India and adrenal sports activities like bungee Jumping, climbing and rafting
Golden triangle tour and extension in northern India
Tour 16 Days / 15 Nights
Organized tour with visits to the cities of the Golden Triangle and extension in northern India with visits to Chandigarh, Manali, Shimla, Mussoorie and Rishikesh.
Jaipur the Pink City with Himalayas
Tour 15 Days / 14 Nights
Organized tour with driver to discover Jaipur and the most beautiful mountain resorts of the Himalayas. Organized trip from Jaipur to Chandigarh, Dharamsala, Manali, Shimla and Rishikesh.
Other destinations in Himachal
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Dharamsala is an ideal retreat for nature lovers lcoated in the Kangra valley and set against the Dhauladhar mountain range in Himachal Pradesh.
Mcleod Ganj i is where they mean when travellers talk of heading up to Dharamsala to see the Dalai Lama.
Manali is the mecca for travellers that searching for adventure sports and adenalina in India.
Dalhousie, with its pleasant climate, is one of the most famous hill stations in Himachal Pradesh.
Chamba is a picturesque hill station located in Himachal Pradesh regions with a pleasant climate and breathtaking sights.
Kullu is a cluster of beautiful valleys in Himachal Pradesh known as the Valley of Gods.
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Chail is a beautiful hill station located in Himachal Pradesh and spread across three hillocks: Rajgarh, Pandewa and Sadh Tiba.
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