What is special about Holiday in Shimla?
Shimla Holidays, is a dream come true in a place characterised by mountains ,meadows and pastures- the town known for its old world charm , was the summer capital of India during British rule –the vice regal lodge ,summer hills stand testimony to the British period; winters have a special attraction and people flock to Shimla...
What is special about Holiday in Shimla?
Shimla Holidays, is a dream come true in a place characterised by mountains ,meadows and pastures- the town known for its old world charm , was the summer capital of India during British rule –the vice regal lodge ,summer hills stand testimony to the British period; winters have a special attraction and people flock to Shimla for the most important of all Shimla Attraction -snow fall ! For the spirited at heart that is the time to indulge in Ice skating. You will find it difficult to wind up your Shimla Holidays and when you finally manage to return from your Trip to Shimla, you will rue how fast the good time passed!
What is the best Time to Visit Shimla?
Shimla like many other places in Himachal is a round the year destination –but the best time to take your Holiday in Shimla is between March and June and again in October /November ,leaving out the monsoon months .Many plan their Shimla Holidays in Winter to enjoy the snow fall which happens on a number of days.
What is the Ideal Duration for Shimla Trip?
Many consider Shimla as the perfect weekend getaway – in fact a 3 day Trip to Shimla is an ideal one. But Himachal in general and Shimla in particular is known for its captivating natural beauty and a few more days will only increase your enjoyment ;Chail (45 kms away) can be a good place to take Shimla Excursion.
How much does it cost to Holiday in Shimla?
A 3 day Trip to Shimla will cost around Rs 6000 per person - number of Shimla Tour Packages are available round the year – One can easily include Chail as Shimla Excursions destination which will increase the cost a little and an additional day will be required . Many people combine Shimla and Manali and several Shimla Tour Packages are there covering these two places and will cost from Rs17500 per person for a 6 day trip.
What are the Top Attractions in Shimla?
Nature – in the form of Mountain views, Meadows and Orchards, is the top of many Shimla Attractions. Locally, visits to the Vice regal Lodge (on Observatory hill) ,now part of Institute of Advanced Studies, Christ Church ,Summer Hill ,Jakhoo Temple (on Jakhoo hills Shimla’s highest point) are among the Things to do in Shimla. Nearby Kufri (15 km) have many attractions like the Himalayan Nature Park, Zoo, Indira Tourist Park etc., a visit to Kufri is a must during your Trip to Shimla.
What are the top items in Shimla Cuisine?
On your Holiday in Shimla ,trying the local food is among the Things to do in Shimla – being a very popular place all kind of food , from varieties of indian to continental ,Chinese etc., are easily available but the local cuisine must be tried - While the staple food remains the Rice, Chapatti, Dal and vegetables several specialities like Dal Chana , ,Mathri Choware ,Lentil fritters in spinach gravy ,Babru spice up the food option for you ; for the non vegetarian ,Chaa Ghost (lamb cooked in yogurt gravy) ,Murg anardana are popular items to try during your Trip to Shimla .
What is the best way to get around in Shimla?
Shimla is a hill station and most of the local attractions you can cover by walk in fact walking is one of the most enjoyable experience in this mountain town on your Holiday in Shimla. .The Jakhoo temple (on Jakhoo hill) is connected by ropeway .For Kufri and other attractions hired car is the best option. Regular trips are run on shared basis by the local tour operators’ .Choose your comfortable option during your Shimla Holidays.
What is the best way to reach Shimla?
Kalka is the entry point for your Trip to Shimla – it is also a railhead and the beautiful Himalayan mountain railway connects Shimla to Kalka – best way to reach Shimla is to travel to Kalka and take the mountain train. Road options, Taxis, Share taxis, Buses are also available round the clock for Shimla at Kalka. Shimla is also connected by air (Juberhatti airport 25 km away) but only limited flights are available.
Is Shimla safe for women and Kids?
Shimla is very safe for women and kids and a Trip to Shimla, unaccompanied by men, can be comfortably taken. A number of women take solo Shimla Holidays regularly.
How to get a visa to Shimla?
Himachal (of which Shimla is a Part) is an Indian state and foreigners planning to take a Holiday in Shimla do not need any separate visa.
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