Visit Shimla the capital of Himachal PradeshShimla 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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