Shimla is the very beautiful hill station which is located in Northern state of India Himachal Pradesh. It is also a capital city of the state. There are several hill stations in North India and all of them are beautiful but Shimla has got something different. The snow capped mountain and enchanting beauty of Shimla made it popular place among all the hill stations.
Shimla was once a summer capital of India during British Rule in 1864 and after independence i.e. in 1947 it was the capital of Punjab and later on in 1961 it became capital of Himachal Pradesh. God has sanctified whole natural beauty on Shimla. As it retains colonial heritage, it is different than the other hill stations.
There are several places in Shimla to explore and feel it. Apart from the cool climate, and the picturesque beauty and existence of many attractive spots around it, its popularity had a boost due to its accessibility by train. There are so many things to do, so much to see, one can get fully entertain while taking a journey by toy train. An amazing journey through the toy train can be itself a source of enjoyment for those who don’t have time constraints. This journey covers a narrow track covering 96 km between Kalka and Shimla is an unforgettable experience.
What to visit in Shimla?
• The Mall (Mall Road)
• The Ridge
• Christ Church
• The Scandal
• Vice regal Lodge
• State Museum
All these places are very famous place in Shimla especially Mall road of Shimla. It is the prime attraction of Shimla for strolling, eating and purchasing. It is the place which is free from vehicular traffic; the evenings are full of local people as also of tourists. The main attraction on this mall road is Himachal Emporium having local handicrafts including pottery and jeweller items. As it is one of the famous place in Shimla most of the tourists prefers hotels in Shimla near Mall road.
Apart from that Mall road, each and every locality of Shimla is just filled with numerous hotels, restaurants and lodges. As Shimla is one of the favourite destinations of the tourists there is more demand for the hotels in Shimla. There are many hotels of several categories like 5 star, 4 stars, 3 star all of them provides good facility in reasonable rates.
There are many places in India that we can explore in our holidays. We can get lots of different things and exotic destinations to see and explore in India. South India is famous for its culture, beauty of beaches and its customs while north and east India is famous for its unique beauty, and stunning views.
Dalhousie is such a place which will blow your mind away. It is the main attraction in Himachal Pradesh after Shimla, Kullu and Manali. It is the beautiful place which is located in the Himachal Pradesh which is the beautiful northern state of India. It is located at an altitude of 9000 feet.
This place is named after then British governor- General, Lord Dalhousie. He found this place in 1854, because its fresh and peaceful atmosphere enchanted him. I can suggest this place for those who love the quiet and serene atmosphere. It is an ideal place for honeymooners those who like long walks and treks. This is really a beautiful place, a long, romantic walk through the foggy roads of Dalhousie with your partner made your trip more special and unforgettable.
Main Attractions in Dalhousie
• Bakhrota Hills
• St. John’s Church
• Mani Mahesh
• Bhuri Singh Museum
As this place was founded during British era, you can get many royal, classic, bungalows here which are made in English style. The calm, peaceful and romantic climate of Dalhousie helps you to rid of all your tensions and worries. The modern town of Dalhousie is situated among the five hills facing the Pir Panjal ranges of snow capped mountains which is surrounded by thick forests of deodar and pine trees.
Things to do
• River Rafting
Dalhousie is radiates an old-world charm and it seems like it hasn’t quite caught up with the rest of the world yet. It is tourist favorite place and one of the renowned places in Himachal Pradesh. Most of the economy of Dalhousie depends on tourism. Due to which Dalhousie hotels are in great demand. Warm hearted people of Dalhousie and beautiful pleasant weather makes these place more beautiful in true ways.
Shimla is the beautiful place which is located in the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh which is nestled in western Himalayas. Shimla,formerly known as ‘Simla’. It is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It was declared as the ‘Summer capital’ in 1864, during British Raj.
Shimla is the Hill station which attracts tourist from all over the world. Himachal Pradesh evergreen scenery blow you away, the sunrise peaking through the mountain range and create lively shadows of the pines and rock fissures; It has pleasant weather through out the year. Due to which it is often refer as ‘Queen of Hill Station‘.
Shimla is near about 115 km from the Chandigarh which is the nearest major city and 365 km from the Delhi. Shimla is covered with the high mountain, unspoilt forests,chilling springs, lakes beautiful weather. Its cool climate is the precise reason why it is such popular among the tourists. That ultimately increases need of hotels in Shimla, It is situated approximately 2200m above sea level , The region of Shimla is covered by dense forests. Due to which A few visitors choose to visit Shimla during spring or autumn, when the place is less crowded and the views are too spectacular for words.
Points Of Attraction
- The Mall
- Christ Church
- Jakhu Hills
- Shimla State Museum
- Summer Hills
Many people visit Shimla by train because The view is stunning, with the line passing through an amazing 103 tunnels. The nearest broad gauge head is at Kalka which is a 4- 5 hour journey from Delhi. Recently, this railway track has been granted the status of UNESCO worlds heritage site. As many people prefer this way to visit Shimla The Hotels near Shimla Railway station are in great demand. So what are you waiting for? Shimla can be the best option for you, to get rid off this hot summer.