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Shimla Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: The airport is at Jubbarhatti, 23 km from Shimla city and is connected to Delhi. Taxi/cabs are available.
By Rail: Nearest station is Kalka which connects the city with different parts of the country by rail line. There are quite a good number of trains from the cities like Delhi and Calcutta. From Kalka station, one can take the pleasure of toy train as well as can hire private cabs to explore the beauty of this city.
By Road: It is well connected with the cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun and Kalka though roadways. You can hire taxis as well as state buses to reach the hill station from these cities. There are even regular bus services from the nearby places to Shimla such as Kullu (235 km), Manali (280 km), Delhi (370 km) and Ambala (154 km). From the capital of India, one can even take luxury buses and cabs which will provide a comfortable journey.
What to do?

You can do shopping of Shawls and tweeds.
The best thing is that we can river Rafting,Treking and Ice Skating in Shimla.

What to see?

Viceregal LodgeState MuseumChrist ChruchHimalayan Birds ParkBuilt as an official residence for the British viceroys, the Viceregal Lodge looks like a cross between Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School and the Tower of London.
The state museum is home to an impre

Best time to visit

April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, January

Famous For

It is well known for its building styles in Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architecture.Its popular for the Scenic Beauty,Apples and Wooden Craft.Its a famous hill station and a well known honeymoon spot for couples.


Try to avoid strangers.Dont buy antiques and products made out of endangered animals.Dont leave non-biodegradable items here and there.Try to take woolen clothes

Shimla Reviews

North India Tours and Travels, Shimla -
Dec 31, 2018 08:04 PM Read
We were looking for a trip to Shimla on Google, when we got a call from a lady - Santosh Sharma from North tours and Travels. She sent us quotation and itenary. When we compared the prices with other travels, it was high. Still we went ahead with North India Tours and Travels, as Santosh assured...Read More

Now SHIMLA is not as old SHIMLA.!
Nov 22, 2017 08:59 PM Read (via Android App)
Friends I live in shimla from 15 years and I see how things are changing in shimla which results in shimla make more contaminated and more poullted with the certain bad qualities but shimla also have some good sights so let's get started first with the bad quality and then good quality: - Pop...Read More

Too populated nowadays.
Nov 15, 2017 10:22 PM Read (via Android App)
Shimla is termed as one of the famous tourist and spot and I too thought that this could be an amazing visit. I planned a trip with my family to there. I live closer to shimla and it was not difficult for me to go there. The first thing I felt there was chilling winds, its too cold there duri...Read More


Shimla - "The Queen of Hills"
Oct 11, 2012 09:11 PM Read (via Mobile)
Hey Friends, Finally came back with a review on my favorite topic…Guess What ??? Yeah !!! Right !!! I am here again with the review on a hill station. Whenever we thinks of a hill station, the first name which comes in our mind is Shimla. Yes Shimla is in one of those hill stations which is very...Read More

Shimla for Budget traveller
Jun 01, 2011 09:33 AM Read
Shimla is not what it used to be 15 years ago. Now it is dotted with buildings and hotels. Do not expect a green and beautiful hill station. Now it is a congested place with only Mall Road to visit. The tours organised by the HPTDC costing Rs 250 are not worth as there is hardly any beauti...Read More

Beautiful Shimla - Review
Nov 02, 2019 01:37 PM Read (via Android App)
My trip to Shimla long about a week. My plan was a tour of only three days but the beauty and peace of the city made me to stay for few more days. My budget was enough for the trip as it is economical city but not so cheap so be prepared and make the budget good enough for a healthy trip. Hotels...Read More

Switzerland of india
Nov 24, 2018 09:39 AM Read (via Android App)
That was the best day of my life. When I went to shimla with my cousins this place is also known as queen of hills along with being the best hill station in today's era. The Ridge this place is located in the heart of shimla. This is a big open place. There is a lakkar bazzar from e...Read More

The queen of hills
Jun 29, 2018 11:38 AM Read (via Android App)
When the name of Himachal Pradesh comes in anyone's mind, Shimla is the first thing that cherishes those who had visited this place already. People living in nearby plane areas are very fond of travelling this place especially in summer. The main reason why this place is very famous among outsid...Read More

Town on Hills
Jun 02, 2018 08:16 PM Read (via Android App)
Back in May 2017 I visited Shimla for the first time in my life. Now this is a great place but only if its snowing there, otherwise there's not much sightseeing in the city. The town is settled on say the hilly steps of the himalayas. When I was travelling to Shimla, I was feeling more and more ...Read More

Beautiful all round the season.
Apr 23, 2018 06:10 PM Read (via Android App)
One of the best hill stations in Northern India. Cool place to visit when the temperatures soar high in the capital city of india. I went there twice and have stayed with my friends who are working and studying in Shimla. Great home stay with lot of sight seeing and fun. Best time to visit would...Read More

Shimla- heaven on earth
Apr 21, 2018 10:43 PM Read (via Android App)
One of the bestest place I have ever visited. The weather, climate, sight, food, people everything was just amazing. From my childhood I always wanted to visit Shimla and finally I got to do it this year. Do check out the pictures, as I have enjoyed my visit at this place the most. The main part...Read More

Something beyond in my mind
Mar 28, 2018 05:04 PM Read (via Mobile)
Deer friends, I leads you to a beautiful journey with my friend Rahul. Shimla, a delightful plaice in Himalayas. once it was summer capital of British India, still now there is no change in its beauty. My friends asked to me'where is your plan to go' I said "no plan". yes, it was a undecid...Read More

Wow heaven in earth
Mar 27, 2018 09:28 AM Read (via Android App)
Hi friends today I am going to tell you about the Shimla it's a very beautiful tourist place here you can come in summer and you can find there is called as cold as in you find in December this is a very good place for adventure also you can go there and rich and you can see that there is a lot ...Read More

Beautiful place
Mar 12, 2018 05:53 PM Read (via Android App)
Shimla is very beautiful and cold place . Environment here is just awesome . After snowfall its gives feeling of heaven I am truly loves this hill station recommend you all that atleast once visit the place please. Everyone must like this place I am telling you local people's are so helpful but ...Read More

Awesom Tourist Place
Mar 11, 2018 04:58 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello friends I am revieving to city of joy pride and all the indians dream city. I visited shimla city that is a fantabulous city I seen in my life. neat and clean. Weather is always good for there. and there is too manay tourister travell all the year. I like the facility provided by the...Read More

Feb 14, 2018 11:25 AM Read
Dear friends, Today I would like to share my own experience about Shimla, when I went there two years back. Shimla is the Capital of Himachal Pradesh & also best Hill station in India! when I reached there I found excellent climate. Really I was wondered. because I saw lot of Hill stations, b...Read More

Jan 20, 2018 10:09 AM Read
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is a very beautiful place. If you love snowfall! jan to feb is best time to visit. It is easily accessible with a local airport at one hour distance and 3-4hour road distance from Chandigarh. Ridge and the Mall road are the most visited places her...Read More

Breathing Life at Shimla, All leverage
Jan 19, 2018 12:59 PM Read
As the vacations were coming up,  we had already planned for a trip to Shimla with the friends. The number of friends were 10, we planned the locatons and places to visit. We had booked train tickets till Delhi. The whole route was a wholesome 1200kms from my location, as shown by the goog...Read More

Best for winter vocation
Jan 17, 2018 11:25 PM Read (via Android App)
Shimla is best place for vacation with family. It has many tourists place like advance study, Kuffri, kali bari, jaackhu and many more. In shimal the climate is very cold in winter and like mild temperature in summer. The people of this place is very honest and hardworking and the people are ver...Read More

Padho ki rani
Jan 17, 2018 01:17 PM Read (via Android App)
Shimla. Shimla is a beautiful place. I came here for my vacations. I Went to Kali Badi Mandir, Ridge, the mall, sanjoli Baluganj, advanced study, museum, anadel. I enjoy there a lot. I was happy. But unfortunately one day one monkey attacked on me. It is very good place it is known as Pahado ki ...Read More



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