Located in northern India and also the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is one of the most preferred tourist destinations. From snowy winters to pleasant summers and from lavish palaces to scared temples, Shimla has everything. The buildings are styled in colonial era architecture and the artwork reflects Shimla’s deep culture. Apart from Shimla’s alluring beauty, it’s also renowned for its revered educational and research institutions.
The best places to visit in Shimla is definitely Jakhu Hill, at a height of 8000 ft; one can capture the most spectacular view of the city below and the snowy Himalayas. On the hill there is also a historic temple of Lord Hanuman, which also happens to be the home of numerous fun loving monkeys waiting to be fed by visitors. Along with this temple there is a gigantic 108 foot statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Hanuman. This statue holds the record for being at the highest altitude in the world and is surely one of the main attractions.
Apart from Jakhu Hill, Shimla is packed with countless other tourist spots as well, such as Viceregal Lodge, Dorje Drag Monastery, Christ Church, The Mall, The Ridge, Lower Bazaar and still many more. All of these elements combined make Shimla the most attractive honeymoon place to visit in India.
Shimla boasts of a rich culture and liberal crowd that celebrates a variety of festivals. During the tourist season one can have the marvellous experience of witnessing the Shimla Summer Festival.
Shimla is well connected by air, road and train. The easiest way is to visit Shimla from Delhi or Kullu as there is a direct connection between their airports. National Highway 22 also links Shimla to Chandigarh.
As we all know that Shimla is one of the most picturesque places in the world and also known as megnet for tourist, so if you are on a tour of Himachal Pradesh than you must visit Shimla. Shimal attractions include its picturesque gorgeousness; the city is renowned for its lakes, hills, snowfalls and much more. Indeed, sightseeing of shimla tour can be quite an unforgettable experience for ever. In Himachal Pradesh, there are many places to visit with momorable places like Kullu, Manali, Dharamsala, Ranikhet, Dalhousie, Kangra, and more.
My friends have visited Shimla on month of February this year & they shared with me a lot of things about Shimla culture, environment, about snowfalls, hills and many things. They were gone from Delhi with six friends by a Volvo bus that who goes on a daily basis for Shimla or Himachal Pradesh from Delhi. It was a official tour for all of theme so all guys thought that we should not miss the great chance to visit Shimla or around Shimla destination. Wow! What was great fortunate for all of theme which I did not get ever?
Also, they shared – we captured lot of pics while we were going to Shimla by Volvo bus. In the meanwhile, I asked to one of my friend that how did you reserve Volvo bus & where you went to catch bus for the Shimla. After that he told me, we had booked online Volvo bus tickets along with holidays packages from one of travel portal company like Goibibo. They provided us not only Volvo bus tickets but also arranged cheap hotels for stay in Shimla. We reached there earlier morning and bathed first after we took breakfast with tea & some snakes. Thus, at 11AM, we were ready to move towards snowfalls as well as hills of Shimla. After half an hour we reached around snowfalls where we had seen unforgettable moment that was so beautiful we had ever seen so far. As gentle breeze was blowing, we did feel as thought we were in such heaven, like there is no need to go anywhere to get pradise. Everything is here & we are getting theme. The sun set moment was really memorable as you can watch below in the picture that what a beautiful place God has made it. Hearing of my friends story of Shimla tour, I couldn’t stop myself and I’m willing to visit there as soon as possible. Finally, I’ve decided to go to Shimla on 20th June, 2014, If anybody wants to accompany with me then visit my blog and fill up contact form with all details and let’s visit a not less than paradise place Shimla.
The picture with the title Bankhandi was taken by the my friend on 2 June 2014 and shared with me. Bankhandi is a Village in Dehra Gopipur Tehsil in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh State . It is well-known to be “mahabharat kaleen temple. Most important temples to the goddess are to be found in the Bankhandi Himachal Pradesh in the north. Bankhandi is also known as the most tourist places to visit in Himachal Pradesh.
Moreover, they also shared with me that we enjoyed in many styles when we reached around snowfalls in Shimla at the time on sun set as you can see below in the pic of one of my friend.
One more thing, they discussed with me that there are many motorcycles are available on let out for a days. So, anyone can hire easily & ride self while they are on trip.
There are many operators are available who offer sightseeing tours to Shimla. For those who don’t want to stay in Shimla, some operators offer daily trips from Delhi, which start in the morning and return you to the capital the same night. It’s depending on you that would you like to stay there at night or return on the same night.