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Shimla Tour and Travel guide

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Shimla is the sensational hill town also well known as Queen of hills. It is also covered with the forests in nearby area such as Deodar and Pine forests which is located on the elevation above the level of sea of 2205 meters. In this Shimla Travel Guide, winter season attracts more tourists as there is view of snow covering the place. It is also a historic place explaining the religions and natural fantastic sites to be upon. You will catch various tour operators in Shimla guiding with this customized Shimla tour packages at the same time. Shimla is a charming destination which attracts the countless tourists to visit this place.


Shimla at a Glance

State Himachal Pradesh

Best time to Visit Shimla October to June

Languages spoken Hindi, Tibetan, Pahari and English

Seasons Summer (March-June), Winter (November-February), Monsoon (July-September)

Religions Hindu, Islamic, Jainism, Sikhism

Temperature Summer (20°C to 24°C) & Winter (3°C to 10°C)

Climate Humid subtropical

Cuisine Tibetan and Different country foods


Highlights of Shimla

The striking Shimla tourist destinations that you will encounter in Shimla Tourism.


How to reach

By Air

The airport of Shimla is named as Jubbarhatti airport. It has many numbers of flights to various different destinations like Delhi, Chandigarh and Kullu Manali on continuous and regular basis. You can easily get connecting flights from Shimla to all the major destinations which will definitely enrich you with better facilities in comparison to rail and road.

By Rail

The railway station which is most nearest is Kalka approximately 96 kms away from Manali. There are many trains from Kalka to many destinations. You will definitely have a memorable and amazing experience with your group by traveling through train. It is comparatively economic but takes more time.

By Road

By taking road ride is in total different and the most suitable way to travel to Shimla. Hiring a car rental service will be convenient and comfortable to visit all the attractive spots of Shimla. Shimla is very well-connected with all the major cities.

Shimla Mall
Shimla Mall

This is the fashionable and trendy hangout area of the town. It comprises of so manyshops, cinema complex, restaurants, cafes and also government offices. There is a British style construct theatre named The Gaiety is worth of your time to encase the beauty of the theatre.

Himachal State Museum and Library
Himachal State Museum and Library

Also well known by the name Shimla State Museum. It will showcase you with ancient time sculptures and artistic paintings kept from 1974. Also there you will see a beautiful gallery depicting Pahari lifestyle completely such as the costumes, paintings, carvings on wood and also the jewelry they wore which will give you a feel of wealth of the state Himachal Pradesh.

The Ridge
The Ridge

This is just an open space in the heart of the Shimla mall where the summer festival of Shimla and celebration of New Year takes place.


Christ Church
Christ Church

This Christian house built in 1857 with neo style of Gothic is the 2nd oldest church in North India located in Ridge. Many other attractive places worth to be upon are Kali Bari Temple, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Summer Hill and Tara Devi Temple.