Pay a visit to the “Queen of the Hills” on a holiday here where you can view scenic attractions, breathtaking landscapes and the hill stations. Stroll around the majestic hillsides, shop for handicrafts and souvenirs at the Mall or the Ridge, eat some local delicacies and interact with the locals on this Shimla vacation. Some of the top things to do in Shimla include paragliding, skiing, ice skating, trekking, hiking and more. For those wondering how to reach Shimla from Bangalore, read below to find out how to travel by air, rail and road.
Banglore To Shimla By Air
There are no direct flights from Bangalore to Shimla and you will have to take a connecting flight from Bangalore to Chandigarh. Then take an Hrtc from Chandigarh to the hilly regions of Shimla. This entire journey takes about 9 hours.
Banglore To Shimla By Rail
If you are traveling by train, you will have to take a train from Bangalore to New Delhi as there are no direct trains from Bangalore to Shimla. The Duronto Express is one such train that travels from Bangalore to Delhi. From here you can take a Hrctc to Shimla. This whole journey will take you about 44 hours.
Banglore To Shimla By Road
There are no direct buses from Bangalore to Shimla and you can get here by first taking a flight from Bangalore to Delhi. Next, take a state transport bus from New Delhi to Shimla. This entire ride takes about 15 hours in total.