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Annandale in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Famed for its grounds, golf course and racecourse
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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India 
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About 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 decked with breathtaking vistas and snow-clad mountains offers a captivating bird’s-eye view of the entire region. Surrounded by numerous other attractions, Annandale is about 4 hours drive away from Mall Road, thus offering all the shopaholics a chance to indulge in an amazing shopping experience amidst the lush surroundings.

History of Annandale

As Shimla was the summer capital of the British Era for the visiting dignitaries and soldiers. They needed their sources of entertainment, and that is how Annandale Golf Course, Shimla came into existence. A unique fact about the place is that a British Captain named the place after his high school sweetheart, who was named Anna. The dale in the name stands for valley, and over time the extra ‘n’ was added due to the local dialect.

Location of Annandale

Annandale in Shimla is located nearly 4 kms away from the heart of the city, and is pretty easy to be reached via public as well as private transport. Perched atop an altitude of nearly 6117 feet from sea level, Annandale is situated in the deep valley of the village Kaithu. It is an extremely picturesque location, with towering pines all around you and the inviting lush green grasslands that border the snow-capped mountains.  

Events to enjoy in Annandale

Annandale in Shimla is used for several sorts of events such as picnics, fairs, fetes, festivals, golf matches, polo matches, dog shows, balls, parades and various military exercises. In fact, the Indian Army also uses it as a heliport as and when needed. There is also a café inside the place so that you don’t have to worry about bringing in food and drinks when coming here.

Annandale nearby attractions

Encompassing several scenic spots and historic places, such as the Indian Army Museum, Annandale which is a treat for your eyes during the Shimla tour. With some excellent collections to help you ding into the history of Indian Army, the Army Heritage Museum is a must visit place. When visiting Shimla, it is a good idea to check out Annandale and its nearby attractions. The Green House is another attraction with a wide range of plants for nature lovers.

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    Avanishmechanical

    Raipur

    Avanishmechanical's 6 days trip to Shimla

    Hotel property and hotel dinner and brkfst is good quality and quantity . hotels staff behavior are good. service travel agent are Excellent and helpful nature. specially Kirti thakur Maim ..Kirti maim ki tarif jitna bhi Kiya Jaye kam hoga ... All Promise are done same as it is mentioned in iteneray. Travel Trangel Agent Dipti maim and Shantanu sir is also helpful nature.This app Are give best service of tour. Cab Driver is fully Experience in driving and safe driving in Himachal Valley. And helpful nature and guide. But sometimes driver behavior is rudeness and irritating. In hotels both Shimal and Manali TV DTH is not recharge and not available telephonic connection. Salogan vally , River rafting . Tube riding bike riding Adventures very Enjoy ful.

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    Sonal Khandelwal

    Mumbai

    Sonal's 4 days trip to Shimla

    Cab driver was rude n didn’t even picked up our baggage ..!! He seemed lyk least interested in showing up the spots!! N car was badly smelling!! He was a big disappointment for us!! His name was sushil. He was behaving lyk as if he was our boss..!! He did not cooperated at all which spoiled our mood!He also told us to give the toll tax n after i told him that our agent told that it is included in our package n we dont need to pay for it dn he said are mam sief 30rs ki to baat h in very bad manner! I highly recommend not to provide this deiver to anyone! Otherwise everything was gud! Hotel was very nice..!! Food was delicious!agent was very supportive n helpful..! Was very nice!his name was Gourav..! Thanks Gourav

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    Prity Shah

    Delhi

    Prity's 4 days trip to Shimla

    over all nice trip axcept dalhousie stay in HoLiday inn in o e word poor hospitality nd 8 km away from mall road

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    Sriram Kasyap

    Chandigarh

    Sriram's 6 days trip to Shimla

    The hotel in manali was changed in the last minute due to some "shortcircuit ". But just infront of us, a couple were alloted rooms in the same hotel. Shifting hotel rooms isn't a pleasant experience. Even on the next day, after i've had to follow up with hotel, agent. Finally with travel triangle team stepping in, that they've alloted rooms in the hotel. I double checked with the agent while booking, if the hotel in manali was good. He insisted it was great. Atleast prior intimation would've been good from the agency or from the hotel. Apart from that the trip was good.

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    Kalyan

    Chennai

    Kalyan's 5 days trip to Shimla

    The hotel which we got in shimla not at all good(Home inn) , there was no proper maintenance and the staff also not at all responsible. The days we spent at manali...

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    Rajneesh Kumar

    Roorkee

    Rajneesh's 4 days trip to Shimla

    Hotel was changed at the last moment with no hot water facility in the bathroom. They are provided hand made water heater with no safety precautions. You have to fill bucket and bring to the living room for connection of heater. While booking they show 3 star hotel Snow Villa and then change to the Hidden Heaven cottage(Same name Malhaar Cottage). But view from the room is good. Taxi driver is good and cooperative. Over all trip was good.

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    R Pushprajsingh

    Indore

    R's 3 days trip to Shimla

    Worst food(breakfast n dinner) we ever had in our trips till date.location of hotel is also very hard to find even with navigation. Time we spend at lifetime was the best we will cherish n remember.

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    Devendra Hiwale

    Aurangabad

    Devendra's 4 days trip to Shimla

    It was good, Check in for the customer should be immediate in hotel. Vehicle condition should be known to customer Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi traveling should be by Sleeper AC Volvo not by seater.

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    Kavitha Tnr

    Chennai

    Kavitha's 5 days trip to Shimla

    The arrangement and overall response from trans himalayas was very good I will definitely recommed it

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    Sameer Medhe

    Pune

    Sameer's 6 days trip to Shimla

    Manali - Hotel food and service was very good but location was below expectation. Shimla - Hotel food, service and location very pathetic, will not recommend for Nature Villa Hotel to any one ( its a lodge )

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    Located about 6227 feet above sea level in the suburban hamlet of Kaithu in the western region of Shimla, Annandale is a popular attraction. Moreover, as it is situated in proximity to Shimla Railway Station and the Ridge, it is quite easy to reach here. 

     

     

    Comprising lush grounds, golf course, Indian Army Museum, and blessed with mesmerizing vistas, Annandale is famous amongst tourists and locals alike for the rich history and natural beauty.  

     It takes about 1 to 2 hours to explore Annandale, which comprises an Indian Army Museum, a sporty golf course, and mesmerizing vistas in the midst of serene environs of Shimla.

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