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Shimla The Queen Hills(The Queen Hills)

Shimla The Queen Hills(The Queen Hills)



Travel to Himachal Pradesh Provide Information about tourist places in Shimla and also provide Shimla Tour Packages with Affordable & Best Price. We Provide accommodations, Camping, Transportaion. Here you get variety of Shimla Tour Package you can choose or you can get your Customized Shimla Tour Package.

Shimla popularly known to be the Queen of the Hill Stations is one of the most destined tourist spot enriched with natural beauty and snow-clad mountains.
It is app. 130 kms from Chandigarh and 430 kms from Delhi and It has an average altitude of 2,206 metres (7,238 ft) above mean sea level.
This capital town of Himachal Pradesh is well chosen place for the Shimla honeymoon package, Shimla holiday package , photographers, adventure seekers and Shimla group tours package.

One of the best features of Shimla is that you could visit it any season during a year. Its toy train ride is a lifetime experience. Some places of interest on the way to Shimla are Mohan Heritage Park Solan, Jatoli mahadev solan, Timber Trail Ropeway Parwano, Kasauli Hills & YS Parmar Horticulture University.
There is a less famous track from Solan to Karol Tibba. The town of Shimla has variety of good hotels, Restaurants & Resorts.

So the travellers if you are interested to plan your holidays here just contact Travel to Himachal Pradesh. We are ever ready to be making your memory an unforgettable holiday
experience within a reasonable budget and special shimla tour packages. You can book our taxi service and Shimla holiday tour package through our website at the same time.

Places to visit near Shimla:

The Mall Road:

The Mall road is the main well decorated shopping street of Shimla consists many hotels, restaurants, clubs, bars, cafes, post office, tourist offices
and government offices. It is app. 2 km long and accessed by foot only.

The Ridge is the large open space and beneath it contains a water reservior with a capacity of 1000000 gallons of water. The Ridge
is famous for the various government functions and fairs that are held here. It usually connects Scandal point, Lakkar Bazar, Jakhoo Hill, Mall Road with each other.
The view of himalayan ranges from here mesmorizing tourists. Cars, buses, two wheeler except emergency vehicles are not allowed on The Ridge. Christ Church,
The State Library and Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex are some of the major attractions here. Tourists must take enjoy horse riding here.

Christ Church:

Christ chrch is the second oldest church situated in Northern India and situated on The Ridge. Church building is yellow in color and well
maintained by the government. state libraray is situated in front of Christ church.

Jakhoo Temple:

Jakhoo temple is the temple of Hindu deity named as Hanuman and situated 2 km From Shimla at a height of 8,000 ft. Tourists may take a walk from Ridge
to reach here and also use taxi or ropeway which is recently started for tourists. Itis highest peak of Shimla City and famous for 108 feet tall Lord Hanuman statue
which is situated at 8,500 feet. It has the views of snow covered mountains of Himalayan ranges and the beautiful Shimla city.

Lakkar Bazar:

Lakkar Bazar is the walking market street alongside the Ridge. It is famous for its wooden handicrafts among the tourists. One can surely buy some wooden handicrafts
from here.
Advanced Studies:

It is the house of viceroys of India. It was build for Lord Dufferin in 1884-1885. It is the masterpiece of civil engineering taht was curved at
that time. Several major Historical decisons have been made here regarding the time of Independenece of India. The decision to divide India and carved out Pakistan and
East Pakistan was also taken here. Now this building is used as a research centre and owned by Education Ministry of India. It is 2 km from Ridge by alk or tourist eaisly
raech there by taxi too.

Tara devi Temple:

Tara devi temple is dedicated to the goddess of stars and it is 11 Km from Shimla and situated near Shoghi at the top pf the hill. From here tourists enjoy
the paranomic view of Shimla City.


Kufri is the small town situated at 8600 feet height from sea level and 16Km from Shimla. It is majorly attracts the tourists because of the local winter sports
center. There is also a small zoo here where tourists enjoy to spend there time.


Annadale is 3Km from the Ridge at the height of 6117 feet. It is developed as race course of Shimla for the locals. Now it is used by Indian Army.


Naldhera is 22 km from Shimla on the Indo-Tibet Highway. There is a nine-hole Naldehra Golf Club. The annual Sipi fair in June is held in Naldehra.

Chail palace, located near Shimla

Chail is situated at 45 kilometers from Shimla. The major attractions here are Chail Palace, Kalli Tibba and cricket stadium. Chail Palace was built by the Maharaja of
Patiala during the British Raj as summer retreat. It is known for the world?s highest cricket ground at a height of 7220 feet situated in the Chail cantonment area.
kaali tibba is the white shinny temple of Hindu Diety Goddess Kaali. It situated at the top of the hill. The view from here stunned everyone for a while.

Weather Conditions:

The climate in Shimla is mainly cool during winters and warm during summer. Tempratures typically range from -4?C to 31? C over the course of the year.
the average temperature during winter is between -1 and 10 and between 19 and 28 in summer.
the average total annual rainfall in Shimla is 1,575 millimeteres and snowfall in this region historically has taken placein the month of December,
which has recently been happening in January or early Feburary every year from over the last fifteen years due to climate change and dense construction.


Shimla is well-connected by road network to all major cities in north India and National Highway 22 connects Shimla to the city of Chandigarh. It is 120 Km from Chandigarh
and 390 Km from Delhi.


The nearest airport is Shimla Airport and it is situated at Jubbarhatti. Shimla Airport is a small airport and 23 kilometres from the city. Regular flights to Delhi operate from the airport.
The nearest major airport is Chandigarh Airport and about 126 km away.


Shimla railway station is the nearest narrow gauge railway station situated in Shimla. The train is known as Kalka-Shimla railway.

The scenic Kalka Shimla Railway, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records for the steepest rise in altitude in a distance of 96 km.
On 8 July 2008, the Kalka Shimla Railway was listed as the World Heritage Site. The major wide guage station is Kalka railway station and has daily departures to major
cities of India.

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