Colonial charm, rich architecture, snowy peaks and old buildings, Shimla is a beautiful hill station that is just loaded with beauty. Opt for some amazing Shimla holiday packages that make your trip to Shimla one to remember.
If you aren’t familiar with the location, we’ve compiled a list of a few must-see locations when you’re visiting the gorgeous locale of Shimla.
Located 19 kilometres from Shimla, Kufri is a hill station that can be reached by road. This beautiful and somewhat famous location offers tourists a chance to try some hiking and skiing. The best time to visit Kufri is during the winters, as the snow-clad mountains are a real sight to see. Here, you’ll wake up to gorgeous vistas and breathtaking views every day.
Situated along the famous shopping centre of Shimla – Mall Road, the Ridge is known as a place where all cultural activities are held. The famous ‘Summer Festival’ is also held here, and if you’re looking to experience it then make sure to plan your trip in the months of April or May.
Surrounded with the beauty of the hills, Green Valley is located near Kufri. Famous as the location for several Bollywood films, here you will find some spectacular photo opportunities. It’s time to embrace the budding photographer in you and go click-crazy in the valley. While you’re looking through your lens, see if you can spot a few yaks grazing in the vicinity.
As the highest peak in Shimla, the Jakhoo Hill serves as the main tourist attraction for numerous travellers. It’s situated roughly 2 kilometres away from the main city. At the top of the hill, you will find the magnificent Jakhoo Temple that is dedicated to the Hindu moneky God Hanuman. Although a word of caution, you better beware of the monkeys that rule the Jakhoo Hill!
With lush green forest and rich wildlife, the Kiala forest is definitely a must visit for all animal and nature lovers. Capturing some great pictures of the beautiful landscapes and the animals in the wild is a treat for sure.
Built in the year 1857, this architectural beauty just adds to the already spectacular scenes found in Shimla. Its rich historic significance makes Christ Church one of the most important heritage monuments to visit in Shimla. The clock tower and beautiful stained glass windows are some of its major attractions. The largest pipe organ in India is also housed here.