Route to Shimla

Route to Shimla

Shimla is often called as the Queen of the Hill Stations, and rightly so. Shimla has beautiful natural surroundings with majestic Himalayan peaks, dense Deodar & Cedar trees, beautiful apple orchards that impresses every eye that visits here. While there are several places and view points in Shimla which offers amazing views of the mountains, the route to Shimla itself is very scenic. The 120 km […]

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Chail

Chail

Chail is a small but beautiful hill-station located at a distance of 45 km from Shimla. The discovery of Chail has an interesting history behind it. Chail was founded in 1893 by the then Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh. The Maharaja was banned from entering Shimla for eloping with the daughter of then Commander-in-Chief of the British Indian Army. This is when Maharaja thought of building a […]

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Kufri

Kufri

Kufri is a small but a very popular hill station located at a distance of 20 km from Shimla. Kufri is perhaps the most commercial of all the places to visit in and around Shimla. The altitude of Kufri is around 2500 m / 8200 ft above sea level, and is the highest in this region. Such a height of Kufri offers gives a panoramic […]

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Naldehra

Naldehra

Naldehra is a serene town that is located at a distance of 22 km from Shimla. While the town is popular for its golf course which is located at an altitude of 2045 m / 6700 ft, it also offers some spectacular views of the neighboring mountains and peaks. Naldehra was discovered by the then British viceroy, Lord Curzon. He was very impressed with the natural beauty […]

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Shimla Ridge

Shimla Ridge

The Ridge is a large open space located in the heart of Shimla. Situated in the lower part of the Ridge is the Mall Road which is the commercial hub of Shimla. You can find almost every visitor either shopping here, or dining at a restaurant, or just walking around! You can also visit Lakkar Bazaar, which is known for its wooden show pieces. The upper […]

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Tatta Pani

Tatta Pani

Tatta Pani (or Tattapani) is located at a distance of 50 km from Shimla. It is a small town on the banks of River Sutlej. Tatta Pani literally translates to ‘Hot Water’, and that is the specialty of this place. You can find the hot sulphur water springs popping out on the banks of the river. The hot water springs are spread across for almost […]

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