Shimla Travel Guide
Shimla is the major city of Himachal Pradesh and located in the north part of the Himalayan foothills. It was once the summer capital of British India; it is the last stop of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, established in 1903. It’s also popular for the handicraft works that can be found in the Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a souk focus in wooden toys and crafts.
Pilgrimage places in Shimla consist of Kali Bari temple close to the Mall and Jakhu Temple on Jakhu hill, devoted to the god Hanuman. The hill is Shimla’s, most elevated point and also popular due to its beautiful sunset and sunrise views around the Himalayas. The city’s colonial architectural heritages contain Victorian styles like – the Gaiety theatre, Christ church, baronial mansion, which was built in 1888 and now it is an address of academic foundation. Outer part of Shimla is striking hill resorts like Naldehra together with Chadwick falls.
No doubt that Shimla is the most attractive destination in India and everyone should plan to visit once in their life. If you haven’t traveled the city, book ARV Holiday’s Shimla Tour Package that contains a number of charms of Shimla and offers you a comfortable journey.
Shimla boasts attractive natural beauty and the ambiance are bound to surprise any traveler overwhelmed. The clean roads, faultless cleanliness, and a well-organized administration make for an ideal mixture for any tourist spot in the globe.
Must Read: Dharamshala Travel Guide
How to Reach
By Air: Jubarhati is the nearest airport, which is approx 23 km from Shimla. There are continuous flights from Jubbarhatti to Chandigarh and Delhi. You can simply hire a taxi from the airport to reach the city.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Kalka, which connects the city with different parts of the country. There are good networks of trains from the cities like – Delhi, Kolkata, Amritsar, Chandigarh and others.
By Road: There are a number of bus services containing Himachal Pradesh Transport Corporation as well as private bus services connecting Shimla to the major cities of India.
Must Read: Shimla an amazing destination to holiday
Best Time to Visit:
|Summers||March to June||15°c – 30°c|
|Monsoon||July to Sep||15°c – 25°c|
|Winter||Oct to March||0°c – 17°c|