the capital city of Himachal Pradesh is a popular tourists destination in India. The Britishers used to call Shimla their 'Tiny bit of England. Shimla is the largest hill station and erstwhile summer capital of the British in India. Pine forests, resorts, cottages, hotels in shimla, apple orchards in Shimla, crisp, clean air and breathtaking views - that's Shimla in a nutshell. Travel Shimla (Simla) to explore this wonderful travel destination of Himachal in India.
To relish the undulating romance of the hills and for a comfortable stay in Shimla the tourism in himachal offers ample accommodation and online booking for hotels in shimla in all categories like luxury, premium, deluxe and budget hotels. There are number of hotels in shimla for those who want to enjoy a plush honeymoon (trip) tour packages, weekend or vacation tour packages, they can choose from five star shimla hotels, four star shimla hotels and three star hotels in Shimla.
During trip to hill station Shimla you can visit Vice Regal Lodge (Indian Institute of Advance Study), Shimla State Museum, one of the biggest museum of north India, scroll on the famous shopping place of Shimla town -The Mall, Ridge and Lakkar Bazaar, travel to famous Chini Bangla and enjoy horse riding and Go-Cart ride at Fun world in Kufri one can also enjoy skiing in Kufri during winters, visit popular tourist place and picnic spot Naldehra which is famous for its golf course.
The Mall : One cannot miss the Mall in Shimla. It is not only a shopping centre but also a well maintained level of about 500 mtr. where people spend their leisure hours walking to & fro.
Indian Institute of Advanced Study : This magnificent building buit in Elizabethan style of English Renaissance was completed in 1888.
Jakhoo Hill : The top of the hill is 2 Km away form the Ridge. Pranks of monkeys & panorama of hill station Shimla town are added attractions.
HOW TO GET THERE
By air: Shimla's airport is at a distance of 28 kilometers at Jubbarhatti. The Airport is well connected to Chandigarh, Kullu and Delhi.
By rail: Shimla is the nearest railhead. From Delhi you can take a train to reach Kalka. In any case you have to change the train, as there are no direct trains to Shimla.
By road: A fine network of roads connects Shimla to all major cities in India.