Hill Station in India, Popular Hill Station in India, Famous Hill Station in India, Hill Stations Tourist Spot & Tourist Destination,Hill station tour & Honeymoon tour
Hill station Tour Package-Hill Station Tour, Popular Hill Station Tour, Famous Hill Station Tour, Hill Stations Tourist Spot & Tourist Destination Tour,Hill station tour & Honeymoon tour Package
Indian Hill station & Hill station Tour - Hill Station Tour Package, Popular Hill Station Tour Package, Famous Hill Station Tour Package, Hill Stations Tourist Spot & Tourist Destination Tour Package,Hill station tour & Honeymoon Hill Station tour Package
Hillstationtour.com providing complete travel information about indian Hill Station
Shimla Hill Station, Shimla Honeymoon Package, Shimla Hill Station Tour Package  
North India Hill station, South India Hill station, West India Hill station, East India Hill station, Hill station of India, Hill Station in India
  Mussoorie Hill Station  
  Nainital Hill Station  
  Mount Abu Hill Station  
  Manali Hill Station  
  Shimla HillStation  
  Ooty Hill Station  
  Munnar Hill Station  
  Kodaikanal Hill Station  
  Anantagiri Hills Hill Station  
  Coonoor Hill Station  
  Darjeeling Hill Station  
  Gangtok Hill Station  
  Kalimpong Hill Station  
  Shillong Hill Station  
  Tawang Hill Station  
  Mahabaleshwar Hill Station  
  Pachmarhi Hill Station  
  Matheran Hill Station  
  Lonavla Hill Station  
  Chikaldhara Hill Station  
  Kalka-Shimla Hill Train  
  Darjeeling Hill Train  
  Kangra Valley Hill Train  
  Matheran Light Hill Train  
  Nilgiri Mountain Hill Train  
  Snow Sports  
  Water and River Sports  
  Water Rafting  
  Home >> Indian Hill Stations >> Shimla Hill Station  

Shimla Hill Station


This summer capital of the British is situated at an altitude of 2159 meters above the sea level. Shimla is a popular tourist destination in India for a splendid summer vacation. A heaven for adventure seekers who wish to indulge in adventure sports and activities like river rafting, angling for trout trekking and rock climbing and those looking for a quieter holiday with friends and families may settle for camping and golfing, take a stroll on the Shimla Mall, hang around the ridge and take nearby excurssions to temples, Chail, Kufri... Besides being a summer retreat it remains an ideal spot for adventure lovers and honey moon travel. Beat the heat this summer with a splendid holiday at Shimla.

Tourist attractions in Shimla

Shimla retains a colonial aura, with its grand old buildings, among them the stately Viceregal Lodge, charming iron lampposts and Anglo-Saxon names. The Mall, packed with shops and eateries, is the center of attraction, and Scandal Point, associated with the former Maharaja of Patiala’s escapades, offers a view of distant snowclad peaks.

We recommend following Popular Sightseeing spots in

Shimla city : The ridge and the adjacent Mall form the heart of the city where vehicular traffic is not allowed a place to take a walk, also the main shopping area with most of the shops still housed in old time buildings. One tier below this shopping area is the Middle Bazaar with smaller shops mixed with residences. A tier below Middle Bazaar is the Lower Bazaar The famous Shimla Summer Festival in May or June every year lasting for 5-8 days, is celebrated on the Ridge.

Gaiety Theater on the Mall, opened on the 30th of May, 1887, Queen Victoria's Jubilee Year. Now the Gaiety is primarily known for its social club.

Viceregal Lodge located on the Observatory Hills is lalso known as Rashtrapati Niwas, it was formerly the summer residence of the British Viceroys. Situated on a very beautiful location. A big ground in front of the lodge makes the place look even better. Tourists and local young couples are often seen here. The lodge is declared as a heritage building.

Kufri,19 km from Shimla,is the highest point in the surrounding region. Kufri has a Himalyan Wild Life Zoo which hosts rare Antelopes, Birds and rare feline species. Monal the state bird of Himachal Pradesh is worth watching. A meandring path trough the potato plantations turns into a popular Ski track in Winters here. The famous heritage hotel The Wildflower Hall is also located on way to kufri at Charabada.

Tatta Pani: The name Tatta Pani, translates to "Hot - Water" in local dialect. This is about half a square kilometer area on the banks of Satluj river with boiling hot Sulpher water springs. Bathing with this water is known to be good for skin. The place is also famous for the rituals of Tula Daan, which is known to be very effective if done at tattapani on a specific day. Many pandas (people who perform the tula daan) can be seen sitting on the banks of river Satluj.

Summer Hill - A picturesque site on Shimla-Kalka Railway line. Offers shady walks in quiet surroundings. Located 7 Kms from the city centre at 1983 m above sea level.

Naldehra about 25 km from shimla is popular for a nine hole golf course, located on a gradual slope on scenic hill top surrounded by fir trees, and a picnic ground on hilltop.

Places of worship in Shimla: Kali Bari (a temple of the Hindu goddess Kali) is near the Mall. Jakhoo Temple (a temple of the Hindu god Hanuman) is located at the highest point in Shimla (2600 m above sea level. Sankat Mochan ( Hanuman temple - the Monkey God) is located on Shimla-Kalka Highway. Tara Devi Temple is about 10 km from Shimla, directly visible from the city.A Gurudwara is adjaecent to the Bus Stand. There are a few churches also scattered around the City.

Trekking & Mountaineering: The trekking season in Himachal Pradesh runs from mid-May to mid-october. The Shimla-Kinnaur region offers some exciting trekking opportunities viz.

1. Shimla to Kulu via Jaloni Pass (66 kms).

2. Shimla to Kulu via Bashleo Pass (56 kms). c) Sarahen to Sangla (106 kms).

Golfing in Shimla : Nine hole Golf Course at Naldhera, 23 km from Shimla.

Hotel in Shimla
Shimla offers accommodation options ranging from luxury Hotels and hill resorts in Shimla and medium-priced Economy hotels in Shimla, we offer you the right kind of accommodation for you and your family visiting Shimla for a summer retreat, honeymoon travel to Shimla, a family vacation in Shimla...

Best Time to Visit Shimla
The best season of the year here is autumn but the early spring runs a close second and when the North India plains are scorching with heat its yet again a summer retreat. Shimla under snow is a wonderful sight and it offers the unique attraction of an open air ice skating rink. Also the legendary Ridge under snow and snow sports at Kufri make Shimla a wonderful winter holiday resort.

By Air : The nearest airport is Jubbarhatti 23 km.
By Rail : There is broad guage railway line upto Kalka and thereafter narrow guage line upto Shimla 90 km. ) with 103 tunnels, rail journey to shimla takes 4 hours.
By Road : Almost each and every part of the state is linked by roads. It is conveniently approachable by taxi, self driven car, bus and coach from Delhi and Chandigarh

North India Hill Stations

Hari Parbat Fort Kufri Solang Valley
Rohtang Pass Rahala Waterfalls Heli Skiing Manali
Ice Skating in Shimla Skiing in Kashmir Auli Skiing
Dayara Bugyal Skiing Munsiyari Skiing Mundali
Chadwick Waterfalls Patnitop Hills Bageshwar Lake
Almora Hills Badrinath Hill Chail Hills
Bhimtal Hills Chamba Hills Dalhousie Hills
Dhanaulti Hills Gangotri Hills Bageshwar Hill Station
Bhowali Hill Station Champawat Hills Chamoli Hills
Kasauli Hills Kausani Hills Khajjiar Hills
Kufri Hills Kullu Hills Kalka Shimla Railway
Ladakh Hills River Rafting in Ladakh Manali Hills
Skiing in Manali Mukteshwar Hills Mussoorie Hills
Nainital Hills Pahalgam Hills Pithoragarh Hills
Ranikhet Hills Renuka Lake Shimla Hills
Sonamarg Hills Srinagar Hills Zanskar Hills
Nagin Lake Wular Lake Tulian Lake
Kempty Falls Mussoorie Hill Station Mount Abu Hill Station
  Honeymoon in Goa  
  Honeymoon in Darjeeling  
  Honeymoon in Kashmir  
  Honeymoon in Kerla  
  Honeymoon in Lonavala  
  Pahalgam Hill Station  
  Kasauli Hill Station  
  Amboli Hill Station  
  Sonamarg Hill Station  
  Srinagar Hill Station  
  Darjeeling Holidays  
  Leh Holidays  
  Mussoorie Holidays  
  Srinagar Holidays  
  Ladakh Holidays  
  Mussoorie Tour Package  
  Dalhousie Tour  
  Himachal Honeymoon Tour  
  Delhi Shimla Tour Package  
  Ooty Coimbatore Tour  
  Backwater Holidays  
  Ajanta & Ellora Cave  
  Himachal Tour  
  Rajasthan Tour  
  Golden Triangle Tour  
  Agra Destination Tour  
  Ladakh Destination Tour  
  Darjeeling Destination Tour  
  Goa Destination Tour  
  Lakshadweep Destination Tour  
North India Hill Stations | South India Hill Stations | East India Hill Stations | West India Hill Station | Hill Trains in India
Copyright © 2010 Hill Station Tour. All rights reserved. Designed & Seo By Awis Infotech Indianmanufacturers.co.in - Indian Manufacturers Directory