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Shimla

Enjoy Your Vacation With  Shimla Trip

Shimla is one of the most beautiful cities and this city is the most visited destination of India. Thousands of tourists come here to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and stunning marvels that were built during British rule. Shimla has churches, temples and some architectural places where you definitely feel joy. There is a popular hill station in the north called “Queen of the Hills”. In winter months the Shimla is fully covered with snow and it looks soo beautiful and gives breathtaking views as well. Moreover, you should definitely plan your trip to Shimla for an enthusiastic experience of the town.

How To Reach Shimla

By flight

You can go to Shimla by flight from New Delhi Indira Gandhi International airport to Jubbarhatti airport, which is the closest domestic airport. The distance it will take is 360 km to reach Shimla.

By road

You can go to Shimla by road either by bus or from car, you can hire a bus by ISBT Kashmiri Gate, the route will be NH 1 to NH22 that lead to Shimla from new Delhi. The distance between these two cities is a maximum of 8 hours.

By train

You can take a train early in the morning from new Delhi to Chandigarh the Kalka Shatabdi, it will take up to 96 km, and from Chandigarh you can hire taxi or private cabs to reach Shimla.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Shimla is between May to June and December to January, where you will experience the clear blue sky in summers and snowy weather in winters. It’s a totally waste of time if you want to spend snowy moments but you end up going in the month of June, basically Shimla has three seasons summer, winter and monsoon you can plan your trip accordingly with your perfect weather mood.

Where To Stay

  • The Zion Shimla

The price will be INR 6,000 per night.

Ratings are 8.5/10

  • Honeymoon Inn Shimla

The price will be INR 4,200 per night.

The ratings are 8.6/10

  • Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort, Shimla

The price will be INR 30,400 per night.

The ratings are 9.4/10

  • The Oberoi Cecil

The price will be INR 15,200 per night.

The ratings are 9.2/10

  • The Oaktree House

The price will be INR 5,270 per night.

The ratings are 8.0/10

  • Marine-Shimla First Designer Boutique Hotel

The price will be INR 11,000 per night

The ratings are 8.4.

  • Treebo Trend The Alpine Heritage Residency

The price will be INR 3,060.08

The ratings are 7.4/10.

Attraction Of Shimla

  • Jakhoo hill and temple
Jakhoo hill and temple Shimla

Jakhoo hills are the most stunning place which is covered with the sheet of alpine trees, as it is considered as the highest point of Shimla with the height of 8000 ft. above the sea level. As you may know that Jakhoo hills is basically famous for an ancient Hanuman temple with world’s highest statue which is 108 Ft. For Hindus where thousands of people to come there and admiring the Hanuman statue and seek his blessings. As it is believed that the temple has been spotted where Hanuman ji was resting there to get sanjeevani Booti for Lakshman’s health in the war of Lanka. 

  • Mall road, Shimla
Mall Road Shimla

Mall road of Shimla is the best place to hangout for everyone to explore the cafes, restaurants, showrooms and branded shops as well as street food stalls. This is the most happening place in Shimla you will come across, there are some attractions as well like Kali Bari Temple, Town Hall, Gaiety Theatre and Scandal point or Lakkar bazar. You can shop a lot of items here so this is the most visited point of Shimla.

  • Kufri
Kufri Shimla

To reach Kurfi you have to ride about 40 minutes from the centre city, this is also the most visited place in Shimla. In winters this place is full of snow and looks really incredible, that time there will be many adventurous sports activity like skiing, horse riding, scenic walks and hiking that you can do while on your visit you will definitely loved it.

  • Christ Church
Christ Church Shimla

This place is one of the most leading landmarks in Shimla, as it is the second oldest church of North India. The first one is in Meerut. This church has a neo-Gothic style of architecture on it, although many tourists never fail to visit this church to admire the glass windows, church Bell and arresting towers and beauty. So don’t miss this incredible attraction in Shimla.

  • Indian Institute of Advanced study
Indian Institute of Advanced study Shimla

This place is one of the iconic places to visit in Shimla and Manali. Basically this place was known as Rashtrapati Niwas and later converted into an advanced study and research institute. So in this institute you will experience by taking seminars, the serene Environment and admiring the beauty of Victorian style of architecture.

Things To Do In Shimla
  • If you want to experience outdoor accommodation in nature then you should definitely do camping in Shimla on a hilly area.
  • Ridge hub is the popular cultural hub of Shimla, you should definitely visit this place.
  • If you know Shimla is the most mysterious and majestic place, you should definitely go for trekking.
  • Do tons of shopping when you are in Shimla mall road, with the experience of numerous shops of almost everything.
  • The best adventure sport to do in Shimla is river rafting with the free-flowing water.
  • You should definitely enjoy the toy train ride to experience the surroundings of Shimla.
  • Another stunning adventure you can do is paragliding where your flying dream comes true.
  • Ice skating is the most popular thing to do in Shimla , you should definitely try it out.
  • If you want to experience something more beautiful, definitely visit Chadwick waterfall.
Interesting Facts About Shimla
  • Shimla was ruled by Nepalese before britishers.
  • If you may know that Shimla is located on 7 Hills
  • The MTB Himalaya is the biggest mountain for biking in east Asia.
  • The Kalka Shimla Railway is considered as a UNESCO world heritage site.
  • You should know that you can still order handmade Chinese shoes in Shimla.
  • The Durand football tournament was organized in Annandale ground in 1888.
  • In the Jakhoo temple, it is believed that it holds the footprints of lord Hanuman.
  • Butchery is the first shop opened in Shimla by Messers Barret.

In conclusion, Shimla is very intricate and most beautiful and a must visit destination, which offers you different destinations and numerous adventurous sports like hiking, camping, skiing and many more to experience also with the ride of a toy train by admiring the surroundings of Shimla. So you should definitely make a trip to Shimla with your family and with your loved ones.

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