Places to see
- Shimla Mall
- The Ridge
- Himachal State Museum and Library
- Christ Church
- Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
- Summer Hill
- Viceregal Lodge
Best time to visit: October to November and March to May
Culture: The rich cultural heritage of the town is very traditional and rural. People of Shimla love their music and dances. The dance and music of the city is basically region oriented. All the festivals are celebrated with traditional music and dance with the main purpose to invoke the God's and seek their blessings.
Food: the type of food dishes in Shimla is typical of the North India cuisine where the main staple dishes are rice, lentils, vegetables and bread. Non-vegetarian food is also quite popular and a lot of spices are used such as cinnamon, cloves, red chillies and cardamom are used generously.
Top Hotels: Wildflower Hall, Toshali Royal View Resort, the Oberoi Cecil, Radisson Hotel.
Shopping: You can buy Handicrafts and other Artifacts, Himachali Caps, Woolen Shawls, colorful Gloves, Sweaters and Socks.
Climate: Average temperature during winter is 8°C and can dip as low as -7°C and Average temperature during summer is between 15°C to 30°C.
How to Reach
By Air: The nearest Airport to Shimla is at Jubbarhatti, 23 km away.
By Train: The nearest railhead is situated at Kalka, where you can easily reach by taking a train from Delhi.
By Road: Shimla is well connected with a wide road network. You can easily get State Transport as well as private buses for reaching Shimla from New Delhi. Infact, Volvo buses are also provide to tourists for going to Shimla.
Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
Places to visit: Delhi - Shimla - Delhi
Day 1: (Arrival at Delhi)
On arrival at Delhi, we will meet you and transfer you to Shimla. Reach there and check in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight is stay at hotel.
Day 2: (Shimla)
Morning is free. Afternoon is meant for a half-day city tour including Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu Temple. Evening is free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town - The Mall & the Ridge. Return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: (Shimla)
Early morning after breakfast, we will visit Kufri and after that Mashobra. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: (Shimla)
After breakfast, exploring the beauty of Shimla including Naldehra, Annandale, Glen,Windflower hall etc. Return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: (Shimla - Delhi)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive back to Delhi.