A beautiful mountain resort in Himachal Pradesh full of captivating streams, green areas and picturesque landscapes. It sounds like a perfect getaway, away from fast-paced urban life. All this can be enjoyed in the impressive city, Shimla. Located in the lower Himalayan ranges, Shimla Hill is also known as “Queen of the Hills”. Shimla Hill Station boasts of its many tourist attractions, such as the famous Mall Road for shopping, the Church of Christ, the summer hill, the cultural heritage complex of Gaiety and the Lakkar Bazaar, etc. Beautiful colonial structures of that time.
Best Time To Visit Shimla
March to June: This is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting.
Top Things to Do in Shimla
- Christ Church
- Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
- Shimla State Museum
- Bhimakali Temple
- Sankat Mochan Temple
- Jakhu Temple
- Ice Skating
- Kali Bari Temple
- Tara Devi Temple
- Scandal Point
- How to Reach Shimla
There are regular flights from pune to Chandigarh as well as the domestic airport connects to all other major cities in India.
How to reach Shimla by Air
Located at a distance of 22 km away from the Shimla, the Jubbarhatti airport is well connected to various other cities by air. The other nearby airports such as Chandigarh Airport and Delhi airport can be accessed easily.
Flights from Delhi to Shimla
Flights from Mumbai to Chandigarh
Nearest Airport : Shimla Airport, Shimla
How to reach Shimla by Rail
The nearest station is Kalka which connects the city with different parts of the country by rail line. There are quite a good number of trains from the cities like Delhi and Calcutta. From Kalka station, one can take the pleasure of toy train as well as can hire private cabs to explore the beauty of this city.
Also Check: Shimla Tour Packages
How to reach Shimla by Road
Shimla is well connected with the cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun and Kalka though roadways. You can hire taxis as well as state buses to reach the hill station from these cities. There are even regular bus services from the nearby places to Shimla such as Kullu (235 km), Manali (280 km), Delhi (370 km) and Ambala (154 km). From the capital of India, one can even take luxury buses and cabs which will provide a comfortable journey.
- How to Reach Shimla
Enjoy your vacations!!!