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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India 
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Top Things To Do In Shimla

Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations in India. People from all over India visit Shimla. The climate in Shimla is soothing all throughout the year. In winter season, it snows here and the temperature can drop to sub zero levels at times. There are many things to do in Shimla for the tourists.

One of the most popular things to do in Shimla is the adventure sports in Shimla. There are various adventure sports that one can undertake in Shimla. One of them is ice skating. It is one of the most loved adventure sports among the tourists. During winter season, it snows heavily here. As a result, the area around the Mall Road, turns into an ice skating rink for the tourists. Tourists come here in large numbers to enjoy ice skating.

One of the most popular activities in Shimla is the the toy train journey from Kalka to Shimla. Kalka Shimla Railway has been declared as a world heritage site by the UNESCO. It takes about 6 hours to reach Shimla from Kalka by the toy train. One can see some of the most splendid views of the lush green hills surrounding the railway line. While on a toy train journey from Kalka to Shimla, one can experience the nature and the wildlife at its best. Some of the toy trains have their roof made up of glass. It offers a unique experience to the tourists. There are 5 different kinds of toy train that ply between Kalka and Shimla and their fares vary according to the comfort and luxury which these trains offer to the tourists. The toy train runs on a narrow gauge railway line, which is 2 ft 6 in wide. There are numerous bridges and tunnels enroute. The toy train halts at Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Taradevi and Barog stations on the way.

One of the most fun things to do in Shimla is to visit the Green Valley in Shimla. Green Valley is located near Kufri in Shimla. Green valley is one of the most popular tourist spots in Shimla. It is also one of the most famous photography points in Shimla. One can see the breathtaking views of the lush green mountains surrounding the green valley and the snow capped mountain peaks at a distance. One can spot some rare animals like yak at the green valley. Green Valley is one of the most photographed sites in Shimla.

Another fun things to do in Shimla is to take a stroll on the Mall Road in Shimla. Mall Road is the prime location in Shimla. Also, it is the most crowded place in Shimla. There are various shops on the Mall Road in Shimla. These shops showcase some of the most intricate traditional items of Himachal Pradesh. The iconic Christ Church is located near the Mall Road. One can have a splendid view of the entire Shimla city and the surrounding mountains from the Mall Road.

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Shopping At Lakkar Bazar In Shimla

Lakkar Bazaar RoadShimla 171001, India

After you are done shopping you can even trek up to Jakhoo peak as the bazaar is at the beginning of this peak. Shimla is a shopaholic’s delight as there are several markets here where you can pick up a variety of shawls, local handicrafts, exquisite jewelry, woolens, etc. Among the markets of this “Queen of the Hills”, sho...

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  • Shopping
  • Local market
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Toy Train In Shimla

Chug along the pine-covered mountains of Shimla on the famous toy train. This toy train in Shimla is listed among the UNESCO world heritage sights and is one of the major tourist delights of Shimla. Explore the beauty of the lush terrains of Himachal on this toy train ride and let the cool winds sweep across your face.

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Summer Festival In Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla’s vibrance and dynamism can be felt in the summer festival held here every year for ten days during the brink of summer season, in either May or June. This summer festival in Shimla is a riot of festivities and colors and celebrates the advent of summer. You can watch the plethora of local talent all around in the fo...

  • Cultural shows
  • Folk Dance
  • Music Cultural Show

Ice Skating In Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla is known as one of the top ice skating places in India. The hill station in Himachal offers a variety of adventure activities and out of these ice skating in Shimla is one of the most popular things to do. This is an enjoyable adventure activity as you get to skate across the frozen slopes along the foothills of the ...

  • Snow Activities
  • Ideal for friends
  • Photography

Skiing In Kufri

The snowy landscapes of Kufri make this a skier’s paradise and attract tourists from all corners of the country. Skiing in Kufri is an exciting sport where you will get to experience an adrenaline rush while skiing across the icy slopes. Hundreds of skiers flock to this region right from when the snowfall begins in the wint...

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    Shyam Sunder

    Hyderabad

    Shyam's 6 days trip to Shimla

    On our way back from Agra we've asked driver to take us to Mathura which is like around 10kms from the agra delhi expressway. He asked us around 1500 for that couple of hours of extra trip. We paid that amount and I've specifically mentioned that we have two temples to visit in Mathura. Once we are
    done with the first one he was denying us to take to the other temple in Vrindavan, MATHURA. We had an argument about that. The next day we asked him to come early as it will be very hot in Delhi he said he have to take rest so can't come early. We accepted that but next day some other driver shows up. If he had to send another driver why ruin our morning plans. The driver who came on last day doesn't know anything, He dropped off us at international terminal. He didn't ask or mention anything about having multiple terminals for departure. We had to take a bus to go to our terminal. And again blaming us saying that we didn't tell him that.
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    Mohit Deshpande

    Chattisgarh

    Mohit's 6 days trip to Shimla

    Sahima hotel was also below expectation This is also not a 3 star category hotel I was in hospitality industry so I can feel Without grooming staff,no welcome drink,as per room rate facility is nothing But we love Manila retreat . Driver was awesome he entertained us a lot,6 days journey going good
    Weather was good but barf ni tha rohtang me..... Over all 1st experience is nice
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    Konam Nagaraj

    Hyderabad

    Konam's 7 days trip to Shimla

    We went for Shimla-Manali tour, the hotels were good but not in prime location. And the cab and guidance were poor. Some of the good things experienced with the help and guidance of Nikita. I have managed the trip out of the booked package so i made some memories of the trip.
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    Aparna Kulkarni

    Bangalore

    Aparna's 8 days trip to Shimla

    Very nice experience, 100% Satisfied with the service.
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    Gaurav Gupta

    Chandigarh

    Gaurav's 5 days trip to Shimla

    Me, my wife & our 2 kids (10 yr and 1.5 yr old) desperately needed this break as this was our most awaited vacation after 3 years (Covid 19 + Lockdown), and also my younger son's first trip. We were really happy and enjoyed our stay of 4 Nights & 5 Days in Shimla. I guess stars were in favour that o
    ur both son enjoyed this trip a lot specially my little one. Hotel Seven Hills: Location was bit far from Mall Road, but that was good as the road to hotel was all surrounded by deodar trees, no traffic noise & close to nature all inn middle of forest area. And that nice hill view from the balcony and roof top cafeteria was just mesmerising. Staff was friendly and supportive and Food was OK, can not say it was delicious but yes, they tried to make special dishes to match your taste. Cab: Annu driver, behaviour was good, mostly silent (do not speaks much), but was responsive when asked about anything. I guess Drivers are the best guide for tourists like us, they tells everything and stories about the local places, people and culture which we were missing a bit but it's OK. We were just enjoying the pleasant weather of Shimla and his songs selections all the way wherever we were taken for site seeing. Travel Agent: Dimple from Vacation Triangle, I posted/updated my query just a days before my travel to Shimla and she helped me with the booking. She gave me options for hotels to choose and even assured me that I can trust her for rest of my journey. I must say that she was really really helpful and provided her extensive support and she was very regular in taking feedbacks for every site covered in my itinerary. I really want to give her regards from me & my wife.
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    Zeeshan Abidi

    Zeeshan's 4 days trip to Shimla

    Nice trip. Trip advisor Mr Sumit nice Gentleman also on his words. Each day is memorable
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    Chakram Karri

    Hyderabad

    Chakram's 3 days trip to Shimla

    I have planned trip to Simla through travel traingle with Ideal tours. They are easily reachable and provided nice Car and Accomodation. Especially , Cab provider Ektha travels, Owner of the Cab is very good.
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    Rajvamshi Kb

    Bengaluru

    Rajvamshi's 7 days trip to Shimla

    Amazing services and good hotels were provided. Specially our driver Lovely Singh was very courteous and he's a professional driver. Good coordination and anytime availability of travel agents Neesha and Vikas Ji for any help. Overall enjoyed the whole experience!!
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    Vishal Vyas

    New delhi

    Vishal's 5 days trip to Shimla

    All trip was good and awesome. Sometimes we had conflict with driver but overall trip was good. We missed some iteneries. Next time we will plan for that. Thanks Sandeep for conducting a good trip. Rohtang Pass and Dalhousie trip was the best memory for us.
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    Vaibhav V Gupta

    Ghaziabad

    Vaibhav's 3 days trip to Shimla

    I love the experience. Nikita helped me a lot in finding best hotels in Shimla/Kufri in such a shot span of time. The overall trip was amazing. Thanks travel triangle and Nikita for arranging the trip

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