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Places To Visit In Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Tourism in Shimla

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India 
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Top Places To Visit In Shimla

Shimla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. It is also known as the queen of hill stations. Tourists not only from India but from abroad also, visit Shimla. During summers, people from the plains come here to enjoy a vacation and at the same time to get some respite from the sizzling summer climate. There are many places to visit in Shimla which are very popular among the tourists. Let us look at some of the places to see in Shimla

Shimla tourism is characterized by several honeymoon points for the newlyweds. Himalayan National Park, Kufri Fun World, Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary, and Nagsons Amusement Park Hip Hip Hurray are famous places to visit in Kufri. Shoghi and Kufri are major places to visit in Shimla in one day. A popular site for camping, Shoghi village is one of the unexplored places near Shimla. Parwanoo, Mashobra, Tatapani, and Narkanda are other popular hill stations near Shimla worth visiting. 

One of the most famous places in Shimla is the Jhakhu Temple. Jhakhu Temple is located at a distance of about 2.5 km from the main city center. It is located at an altitude of 8000 ft above the sea level. Many popular legends are associated with this temple. One of them is that Lord Hanuman stopped at the Jhakhu Hill when he was looking for Sanjeevani herb. He met sage Yaaku on the hilltop and then continued his journey. The 108 ft tall idol of Lord Hanuman is the major attraction of the Jhakhu Temple in Shimla. Many tourists and pilgrims visit this temple throughout the year. 

Another very popular tourist attraction in Shimla is the Christ Church. It is one of the best places to visit in Shimla. The Christ Church is located on the Mall Road in Shimla. It is a very good experience to be at the Christ Church. During the winter season, when it snows here, this place turns into a spot for various kinds of winter sports. Many tourists come here to spend some time and adore the beauty of nature. Also, the Christ Church in Shimla is considered to be a very sacred site for the Christians.  

Another famous tourist spot in Shimla is the Viceregal Lodge. It is located on top of the Observatory hill, which is one of the seven hills of Shimla. The Viceregal Lodge served as the residence of Lord Dufferin, the then Viceroy of India. The architecture of this buildings depicts the English Renaissance revival. After a long time, the Viceregal Lodge came to be known as the Rashtrapati Niwas and became popular as the summer residence of the President of India. There is a museum located inside this building. It has several photographs and manuscripts of the British Colonial era. 

One of the most famous tourist spots for sightseeing in Shimla is the Chadwick Falls. Chadwick Waterfall is located in the dense forest of Glen and is located at a distance of about 7 km from Shimla. Chadwick falls have crystal clear water which drops from a height of about 90 meters. The Chadwick Falls is surrounded by lush green hills of Deodar and Pine. It is a very blissful experience to be here. 

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The Ridge in Shimla

Shimla is a popular tourist destination, and one of the most popular tourist places here is the ridge Shimla. If you want to know about Ridge Shimla, then you have stumbled across the right article. It is a beautiful attraction, covered with pine trees, Rhododendron, Himalayan Oak and firs trees, with amazing views of Shiml...

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Kufri In Shimla

Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Kufri is a quaint little hill station, located very close to Shimla. It is a popular destination for travelers who are visiting Shimla and want to enjoy a day excursion to nearby places. The best part about a visit to Kufri is that you can easily visit the place, spend some time there, and return to your hotel in Shimla by ...

  • Hill Station
  • Snow
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  • Trekking
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Mall Road In Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The Mall Road in Shimla is a major source of entertainment for locals and tourists alike. It is the main street of Shimla, and is home to various shops, showrooms, cafes, restaurants, and emporiums, which are probably the best place to enjoy a bout of shopping. There are also a few tourist hot spots near Mall Road, such as ...

  • Shopping
  • Food
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  • Family entertainment

Chadwick Falls In Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005

Chadwick Falls in Shimla is one of the most beautiful attractions that Shimla has to offer. A comparatively smaller waterfall, if you have seen others, but the trek that leads up to it is one of the most serene and gorgeous. The dense forestland all around, the gushing water from the immense height, and the serenity that en...

  • Waterfall
  • Nature
  • Forest Trek
  • Family Trip
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Jakhu Temple In Shimla

Jakhu Temple Park, Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal pradesh 171001

Jakhu Temple in Shimla is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is famed for being home to thousands of adorable monkeys. There is a huge statue of Lord Hanuman at the temple, standing at 108 feet high, which is the cynosure of all eyes. The temple is located on the highest peak of Shimla, at a height of 2455 meters, and i...

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  • Nature Walk
  • Nature
  • Religious Tour
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Scandal Point In Shimla

The Scandal point in Shimla is located on the famous Mall Road. The point has a gripping story and is also famous for enthralling and scenic views of the mighty mountain ranges. The place can be explored in 2 to 3 hours and sees around 18 million tourists each year. Owing to a mysterious name, the curiosity increases and th...

  • Shopping
  • Ideal for families
  • Food
  • Stunning views
  • Ideal for couples

Mashobra in Shimla

Mashobra is a resort town located 12 kilometers from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Mashobra in Shimla has a mean elevation of 2,146 metres. The town is an idyllic alternative for those planning a honeymoon in Shimla and also looking for a peaceful getaway.

Places To Visit In Mashobra

There are several beautiful...

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Chail Palace in Shimla

Chail Palace, Palace Rd, Chail, Himachal Pradesh 173217

Located a short drive away from Shimla, the Queen of Hills, Chail is a lackadaisical town in Himachal Pradesh. Chail Palace in Shimla is a perfect destination for those planning to live like a king, even for just a night.

History of Chail Palace

The Maharaja of Patiala built a new summer retreat in Himachal Pradesh for hi...

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Christ Church in Shimla

Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Christ Church in Shimla is the second oldest church in all of India and is constructed in the Neo-Gothic style. It is located in the area known as The Ridge in Shimla and is a popular tourist spot apart from being a revered place of worship. Towards the night the church is lit up in a beautiful way, but during Christmas and...

  • Religious Tour
  • Hills
  • Sightseeing

Annandale in Shimla

Famed for its grounds, golf course and racecourse, Annandale is a popular tourist attraction in Shimla. Located at a distance of about 2 km from Shimla Railway Station and 5 km from the Ridge, Annandale in Shimla is easily accessible via can or taxi. Nestled at a height of about 6227 feet above sea level, this attraction de...

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    Vinay Supyal

    Haldwani

    Vinay's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Thank you Mr.Ankit for suggesting such a beautiful itineraries. It was really a quality time that we spent during our trip to Shimla, Kullu and Manali. The hotels & food quality was not too good but not too bad as well. The cab provided by you and the guy Mr.Sonu was outstanding during the whole
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    I would like to thanks Ankit from The Ideal tours for providing best and convinenet package for 3 days and 2 Night for Shimla . The tour was awesome and during entire tour he was so helpful and arranged /solved all our issues quickly. He full filed all thing what he comitment. We again thanks Ide
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    Ankush Petale

    Nagpur

    Ankush's 5 days trip to Shimla

    It was very Nice jounery. Mr Suraj sir help me a lot to plan everything throughout this journey. Also we Enjoyed a lot here in a cool weather & beautiful scenes.I will recommended to others also to go with Ideal tours for perfect & well planned journey
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    Vpmunjal's 4 days trip to Shimla

    Everything is good except that before finalizing the package, its details must be made crystal clear. The client should not be expected to read the fine print. In my case, we had been told that we would be provided with Innova ac cab but did not specify about the seating capacity. As a result it w
    as very uncomfortable as we had to be on the road for 10 hours, I had asked for including sightseeing of our choice within a radius of 45 km from our hotel. This was overlooked and sightseeing was decided without our concurrence. This resulted in the cab driver asking for extra payment for one additional sight that we visited.
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    Jitesh Kumar

    Kolkata

    Jitesh's 6 days trip to Shimla

    Journey from New Delhi to Shimla at night was very dangerous, as we followed some interior village route from Delhi to Haryana due to farmer protest. Please don't plan late night journey for other couples in future. Cab and the driver was very good. Shimla hotel was not up to the mark. Manali hotel
    was good. Overall, considering all points, I say my trip was memorable. *Include some adventure activities in your trip, it will help to get good feedback*. Adventure activities we performed in Shimla, Kulku Valley and Manali.
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    Sonalimundhe

    Aurangabad

    Sonalimundhe's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Me and my family, we are very much satisfied with the service and enjoyed lot. Khushi Raghav our travel assistant from travelvichar made our trip memorable, she helped us to find good deal. Everything went well. I am very much happy for choosing Traveltrangl.
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    Sarvesh Prabhu

    Bengaluru

    Sarvesh's 8 days trip to Shimla

    Our himachal trip in feb last week was very good. All hotels were good and food was excellent. Travel agent Meenakshi was very good. I asked for changes in the itinerary multiple times and also asked for change in the hotel multiple times and she politely and patiently worked on all the changes. Cab
    and driver Raj Patyal was very good. Couple of minor issues.. 1. Kamna Hill Resort in Shima was exceptional in terms of hospitality, view and food but the location was not that great. The location is far from mall road and the road is also not good. Our driver was from shimla so he was able to understand the instructions from hotel reception otherwise it would have been a nightmare to reach this place. Even the driver was frustrated with the location of this hotel. 2. Snow Peak Retreat in Manali did have a balcony but there was no privacy or view. The balcony was facing the hotel. From the balcony we could only see other rooms and their balconies. There was no mountain view from the balcony. 3. While booking the package, travel agent Meenakshi had convinced me that cab will be from their company and not from any third party vendor but of course that was not true. One day before the start of the trip there was some confusion as to who exactly our driver will be. Initially one driver had called but later someone else told me that he will not be my driver. Then another person called. When I asked him his car number he said he will not come but his brother will come. Ultimately the mess was sorted out and luckily the driver who showed up turned out to be good and the trip went very well.
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    Vinayries

    Mumbai

    Vinayries's 8 days trip to Shimla

    Hotel mount view booking was mismanaged and we are not happy with that. Overall good
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    Prashant Gupta

    Delhi

    Prashant's 5 days trip to Shimla

    A memorable trip to Dharamshala and Dalhousie. The hotel properties were quite amazing and this trip was nicely managed by the agent and Travel Triangle both. Would love to visit again with you guys. Thanks!
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    Jaganath

    Chennai

    Jaganath's 5 days trip to Shimla

    It was a really great trip . Enjoyed a lot . Thank you travel triangle and travel vichar. Will look forward to book more packages with you guys.

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    Mall Raod, Jakhu Temple, Christ Church, Ridge, Viceregal Lodge, Scandal Point, Chadwick Falls and Green Valley are some of the major tourist attractions in Shimla.

     

     

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