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Other Info
  • Internet Availability:Good
  • STD Code:0177
  • Languages Spoken:Hindi & English
  • Major Festivals:Bharara Fair, Bhoj Fair, Rhoru Fair, Mahasu Fair, Lavi Fair, Sipi Fair.
  • Notes/Tips:Don’t forget to buy the famous items from Ridge. Shimla tour packages organize the trip in the best way.

Shimla Overview

  • Ideal Trip Duration: 2 Night 3 Days
  • Nearest City Shimla: Manali & Delhi
  • Best Time to Visit Shimla: October to May
  • Peak Season: Oct to May
  • Weather Info: Mostly chill or little warm during summer
  • State: Himachal Pradesh

Shimla is the largest city of Himachal Pradesh and is also its capital. The city is famous in name of ‘Shimla’ (After Shyamala Devi who was a Hindu goddess). Without any doubt, there are many places to visit in Shimla.

Shimla tourism is well-known all over the country. That is actually on the south-western ranges of the Himalayas at an altitude of 2,206 meters.

It is famous for being a build on top of seven hills namely Jakhoo Hill, Bantony Hill, Inverarm Hill, Prospect Hill, Elysium Hill, Observatory Hill, and Summer Hill. Jakhoo Hill is the highest point in Shimla.

The SHIMLA TOUR PACKAGES cover almost the entire city. If you have not been to Shimla yet, this will be your dream holiday destination.

Shimla places to visit

Shimla, the property of snowy mountains, with its never-ending is one of the most renowned tourist places in India. You will find so many places to visit in Shimla.

Kurfi - It is a popular destination for skiing lovers. A famous activity in Kufri is the donkey ride to the Mahasu peak. The National Park houses nearly 31 species of animals and over 150 species of birds and so on.
Distance: 21 km from Shimla

Green Valley - This place is famous for photography. and most of the Bollywood’s scene includes this place.
Distance: 8 km from Shimla
Jakhoo hill - Jakhoo hills are famous for the highest point in Shimla. And It is one of the most famous places to visit in Shimla.
Distance: 3.4 km from the old bus stand of Shimla 

Chail - This is known to the best place for setting up camps.
Distance: 15 km from the centre of the city. Shimla is a culmination of many good places like Annadale, Theong, Fagu, etc

The Ridge Shimla - This is the most popular place in Shimla. This place is positioned on the mall road in the heart of the city. All cultural activities of Shimla take place at the Ridge. It can also be called as the social hub of the city. This place is a famous shopping centre in Shimla

The Ridge actually lines the city’s sustenance. It can store 1000000 gallons of water under it.

Shimla is the only place in Asia to have a natural ice skating rink. The ice skating competition begins in December and continues until February. A Winter Sports Festival is organized at the Ridge. 

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