Shimla, The Himalayas, India

Shimla

Himachal Pradesh

(Indian Himalayas)

Shimla is located in Himachal Pradesh and reminds us of colonial India. It was once the summer capital of the British Raj. Today, it is a charming hill station that is not only a popular honeymoon destination but also quite well known for its adventure sports in the surrounding areas.


Shimla is located in Himachal Pradesh and reminds us of colonial India. It was once the summer capital of the British Raj. Today, it is a charming hill station that is not only a popular honeymoon destination but also quite well known for its adventure sports in the surrounding areas.

The Ideal Getaway

Shimla is a very popular tourist destination for domestic as well as international tourists. Situated in the lower Himalayas, it offers a panoramic view of the mountains, which are dotted with pine, cedar and rhododendron forests.

Shimla is well connected by rail and air routes. The nearest airport is Jubbar-Hatti which is about 23 kms from this hill station. It is connected to Kalka via rail and is also accessible by road from Delhi. Himachal Tourism also offers bus services to this place from Delhi.

Spectacular Views

Shimla offers everything for the discerning traveler! From breathtaking views of the mountains to famous landmark such as the Tudor library and the Christ Church, you are sure to have a great time here. From the ridge you can have a clear view of the entire town. For wooden artifacts to carry back home, visit Lakkar bazaar. The Jakhoo Hill is another tourist spot which offers a clear view of Shimla. The State Museum gives an insight about Himachal’s rich legacy.

For those who love outdoors, can visit Glen, which is a famous tourist spot. The Kufri and Chail are a few kilometers away offer breathtaking views of the mountains.

Location

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