Traveling gives an opportunity to experience different places, people, culture, and a chance to admire new elements of nature. Taking out time together to share experiences and creating memories that will be cherished later, gave Deepak a great relief from the monotony of life on his weekend trip to Shimla with family, and here’s what he wrote about his experience.
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Trip Type: A fun-filled weekend escape with family
No. of Travelers 6
Budget: INR 30,000
Agent: The Roomie
Inclusions: Bus tickets, accommodation at Hotel Harmony Blue, Breakfast, dinner, welcome drinks, sightseeing, local transfers, taxes, VAT, and service charges.
Exclusions: Lunch, and personal expenses
As a traveller, I usually prefer places which is mesmerising in nature and is full of scenic beauty. Mostly hill stations, and beaches are where I always feel close to the simplicity of nature. Also, our family members were visiting us in Delhi which is why we opted Shimla as our destination to go on a family trip. Hence, I and my wife, who reside in Delhi and belong to Kerala, decided to go on a weekend trip to Shimla with family.
Our search for suitable travel packages on Google led us to the website of TravelTriangle. We thought we’ll give it a shot, and raised a query for a weekend trip to Shimla with family. In a very short span of time, we were offered various packages with different quotes which is how we were able to finalize the trip with limited time in hand.
DAY 0: Kick-Starting The Journey
We started our bus journey around 9:30 pm from the bus stop of Majnu ka Tila in Delhi, and till the time we reached the destination, the whole journey was smooth and safe. We reached Shimla around 6 am, wherein the cab was waiting for us and the driver greeted us with pleasant smile.
We were later transferred to the Harmony Blue Hotel which was an excellent hotel and was located at a distance of about 15 km away from the bus stop. We finished the check-in process and rested up for a while.
DAY 1: Tripping Amidst The Mountains Already!
We started our day at around 10:30 am and geared up for the sightseeing. We visited the Green Valley, Kufri Fun World, and Kufri Zoo. We had a lot of fun at the amusement park and enjoyed some thrilling rides as well. We also enjoyed a bit of nature walking in Kufri.
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Later in the zoo, we had a good time while we went birdwatching. We spotted many birds of different species and since it was a sunny day, the temperature was a bit high. We soon returned to the hotel in the evening wherein we spent some quality time with family and the location of the hotel was pretty awesome amidst the mountains.
DAY 2: Sightseeing + Shopping = Fun Unlimited
The next morning, we set out early to visit Naldehra. We reached Naldehra and all of our family members enjoyed horse riding for about an hour or so. We all rode through the cedar trees which was truly an amazing experience.
The sightseeing was mind blowing too. We could see the famous golf club, post which we went to the hilltop. The panoramic view of Shimla was mesmerising indeed. We took some candid shots and later went to visit the amazing statue of Lord Hanuman. It was a massive statue which measured about 108 ft.
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We also encountered few wild monkeys who took one of ours specs and ran away. They later threw it back in exchange of sweets. Later we went to the famous Mall road for shopping and picked up few souvenirs. The whole experience was a great one as per the limited time. Later in the evening we checked-out of the hotel and boarded the bus back to Delhi.
Highlights Of Our Weekend Trip To Shimla With Family
- Visit to the Kufri Fun World
- Horse Riding at Naldehra
- Visiting the statue of Lord Hanuman
Low Points: None
Overall Experience With TravelTriangle
On the whole, it was an amazing experience, and an awesome trip. All of us enjoyed to the core. From the hotel services to the sightseeing, everything was well-planned. The cab driver and the hotel staff were very kind and humble people. All thanks to TravelTriangle for making this trip happen and letting us enjoy such a wonderful experience.
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