Shoghi straddles a gentle hill slope

Shoghi in Shimla

A picturesque hamlet in Shimla
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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India 
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Shoghi in shimla, Himachal

Shoghi is located 13 kilometers away from Shimla and is flooded with lush green hilly slopes and gorgeous pine trees. Shoghi in Shimla is popular for local produce like pickles, syrups, juices, and jellies. The place is also dotted with many temples and is referred to as the temple town. The place can be explored in 2 to 3 days. An increasing number of people visit this place to witness a calm and serene environment. The place is famous for a plethora of adventure activities such as hiking, trekking, rock climbing, and bird watching. 

Shoghi in Himachal Pradesh is a picturesque hamlet about 15 kilometers from Shimla along the famous Kalka-Shimla Railway and National Highway 22. Walking in the woods, camping under the stars, visiting temples, and taking a train ride are popular things to do in Shoghi. Of all these activities in Shoghi, overnight camping is the main highlight of Shoghi tourism.

A slice of paradise, Shoghi in Shimla straddles a gentle hill slope that remains under a cover of oak and pine trees. Here are some popular places to visit in Shoghi:

Tara Devi Temple

 Dedicated to Goddess Tara, this temple is one of the main religious sites of Tibetan Buddhists in the region. The Tara Devi Temple, with a wooden idol of Tara Devi, was built by Raja Bhupendra Sen in the Vaishnavi style.

Kandaghat

Kandaghat town, located on the National Highway 22, is between Kalka and Shimla in the Solan District. Situated at a height of 4,667 feet above sea level, the town enjoys a moderate climate throughout the year. The Chail View Palace is located just outside of the town.

Hanuman Temple in Jakhoo Hills

The temple is also known as the Shri Sankat Mochan Temple. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Anjaneya, which is the local name of Lord Hanuman. Located on top of Jakhoo Hill, the temple has a large statue of Hanuman which is visible from a few kilometers away.

Kali Temple 

Kali temple is another famous attraction near Shoghi in Shimla. Visit the temple which was built around 150 years back and is located on the Jakhoo hills at an altitude of 8500 feet. Shoghi town is dotted with many ancient temples and Kali temple is one of those. The temple is devoted to Goddess Kali and you can also see idols of Goddess Chandi and Shyamala inside the temple. The place is visited by many devotees each year. 

Camping in Shoghi

Shoghi in Shimla is settled in the magical and tranquil settings of Himalayas. The place is famous for camping, as it offers a calm and placid environment which is apt to refresh and rejuvenate yourself. The camping also involves a plethora of other outdoor and fun-filled activities. People come here to breathe fresh air and stay in natural surroundings. The adventure activities that can be tried in Shoghi are zipline, rock climbing, bamboo bridge crossing, valley crossing, ring walking, crossing Burma bridge, rappelling, tire waking, jumaring, flying fox, trampoline jumping, rope walking, crossing commando nets, and enjoy fun-filled swings. 

Other nearby tourist destinations in Shoghi include Viceregal Lodge and Kurfi. Mountain biking, rock climbing, and rappelling are some of the adventure thrills that await tourists in Shoghi. For families and honeymooners, simple joys such as walking in the woods and spotting local flora and fauna in the dense forests are the ultimate experiences to have Shoghi. Suitable for everyone, there are several trails for walking and biking of varying duration such as 1-2 hours, half-day, and full-day walks along the World Heritage Kalka-Shimla railway tracks. Forest treks and night treks are ideal outdoor activities for honeymooners and adventure enthusiasts. 

The best time to visit Shoghi is the summer season. Although, Shoghi can be visited in any weather be it summer, monsoon or winter. For those looking for a luxury stay in Himachal should check-in at Aamod at Shoghi which is an ecotourism resort. One of the best hotels in Shoghi, Aamod’s setting in the forest blends in with the surroundings. Vatika resorts, Club Mahindra Destination, Park Woods Jungle Resort, and Raikot Resort are other places to stay in Shoghi. There is also a Minchy fruit products factory nearby where visitors can buy fresh fruit juices, apple wine, and much more.

Local Food In Shoghi

There are a number of local dhabas where one can relish the scrumptious North Indian food which are affordable at the same time. One can even find options from casual dining to fine dining in Shoghi. One can relish foods like tandoori roti, roomali roti, dal makhni, dum aloo, palak paneer, and stuffed parathas with raita and beverages like lassi or chach(buttermilk). Some of the famous food joint in Shoghi is Aamod Resorts, Machaan, the Colonial, and More Please.

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    Samy's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Every thing was well managed driver was good on time hotel was also good would look forward for other destination Excellent trip was happy with the agents n everything managed

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    Mayur's 6 days trip to Shimla

    Entire trip was well planned and organised. Ms Ansh & Ms Anushka were so helpful. Especially Ms Anushka who was engaged with us from booking till completion of trip despite of she was no more associated with 1.5 billion inches company. Both hotels at shimla and Manali were excellent and scenic. Hospitality and food was also appreciable. Volvo bus from Delhi-Shimla & Manali-Delhi was good and comfortable. Only concern was driver and his cab. Driver was very rude and unprofessional. His driving was very rash. We complained to Ms Ansh for his behaviour. Her help regarding this was appreciable. Manali hotel's food was very delicious and rooms were nice. Though we weren't able to visit various locations in Manali due to snowfall and driver's denial to service.(other vehicles were traveling through that period also) Overall it was a great trip and we'll managed by tour company. Thanks to Ms Ansh, Ms Anushka. No engagement from Travel triangle guys during entire trip. Nobody even bothered to contact us during trip. Snowfall in both Kufri and Manali.

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    Manali

    Himani's 4 days trip to Shimla

    It was nice trip to manali... Affordable and comfortable stay, and Cab provided by TT.

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    Manish Aggarwal

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    Guest Name- Manish Aggarwal Contact -9643835035 Hello Sir/Ma'am, I have converted my Himachal trip into Chandigarh Amritsar trip due to some uncertain excessive snowfalls in Shimla and Highway of Shimla Manali has also been blocked, But the night I stayed in Shimla were worst night ,even my whole day was terrible, firstly when I reached to Shimla via Toy train by bearing OWN expenses, I didn't found any cab there even if I informed earlier to cab provider, when I reached there my cab provider siad that his Cab stucked some where in snowfall but I would say it's his responsibility to aarange cab as he know every thing in advance ,so after 2 hours we arranged UNION CABS for which they charged RS 700 from me and thanks to cab provider he adjust the same amount , in between that , I called hotels Nature ville and they said that they will transfer us in some other hotel due to cab didn't reach their hotels, and they provide us low category hotel and food was also average. next morning we again called cab provider but driver make so much excuses and he didn't reach at hotel on time even if we were ready at 9.30 a.m but when he come he made excuses but spoke harsh language., So I called my tour facilitator EKTA VERMA ,and she helped me to get new cab and change my tour itinerary, than we went Chandigarh in some other cab ,driver of which was really good and cooperative. Amritsar hotel PURI PALACE were also good and food were also awesome , but his toiletary were not working properly even if we have 2 rooms Than we went to Chandigarh hotel DIAMOND INN which experience were really bad, they Neither provide complimentary water bottle nor any sweet dish in dinner but only provide RS. 10 icecream cup , over all this hotel experience isnot good, location is very poor, one common gyser for 2 rooms, 2 room gyser not working properly. Tour facilitator were very helpful, cab driver awesome I thought that this trip can be done with In 30k bucks ,rest is good Second cab driver behavior is good, Amritsar hotel food is good

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    Delhi

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    Isvariyaa G

    Chennai

    Isvariyaa's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Though the Manali stay was really awesome, shimla hotel was not up to the expectation. But the food was good in both the hotels. All the other travel arrangements were neatly done. Especially the travel agent Gaurav, made all our requests fulfilled and was always available through call/ message which made our trip easier. The driver Rahul was a good one who helped us a lot , knows the place very well and drove very well on the slippery roads :)

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    Prashant Joshi

    Karad

    Prashant's 8 days trip to Shimla

    Hotel could have been much better. The one we booked ourselves at Manali was at same cost and was way more good than what we got in Shimla through TT. Cab and Driver was exceptionally good.

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    Neha Nandanwar

    Delhi

    Neha's 3 days trip to Shimla

    Amazing trip with Travel Triangle & Tanish Tours & Travels! The tour was well organized and planned. The assigned agents from Tanish Tours, Ms Mahima Chandel & Mr Bunty Thakur was extremely supportive and helpful throughout the trip. I would like to thank both for their assistance. The issue we faced was only with the cab driver, he was not responsive, cooperative and was very arrogant but later we did adjust with him. Also, the washroom facilities were really bad in the hotel allotted to us in Shimla. Rest everything was perfectly fine with the hotels in both Shimla & Manali, the food and the services. They also arranged a surprising candlelight dinner during our stay at Manali. Unfortunately, we missed Solang due to heavy snowfall. But overall, I am happy with my trip. It was one of the most beautiful and memorable experiences of my life. Looking forward to visiting again. :) :)

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    Mumbai

    Arafat's 10 days trip to Shimla

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    The beautiful town can be explored in 2 to 3 days, there are a number of gorgeous places to visit in Shoghi along with many adventurous activities. The most famous places to visit are Kandaghat, Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple, Viceregal Lodge, Jakhoo Hills, Kali Temple, and Pabbar Valley. 

     

    Shoghi is famous for scenic views which comprise of lush green mountain slopes covered in pine and oak trees. The city is home to many ancient temples such as Tara Devi Temple, Kandaghat, Hanuman Temple, and Kali Temple. 

    Shoghi is a small town that is around 13 kilometers away from Shimla. The place is famous for picturesque views and pristine surroundings. 

     

     

     

    Hanuman Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Kandaghat, and Viceregal Lodge are the major tourist places in Shoghi.

    Trekking, hiking, zipline, rock climbing, and camping are the adventures that one should try in Shoghi. The best months to try these activities are from March to June and from September to November. 

     

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