Shimla - Overview

Area: 5,131 kms.
Language: Hindi-English-Pahari

What satisfies a traveler within you? The different locations across the globe, offering so many insights and unique experiences that awaken your inner self by connecting you to nature or just the idea of wandering and exploring keeps you adventurous. A difficult choice, isn’t it? Whatever your answer is, one fact you can’t deny is the existence of nature’s true bliss and its irresistible charm bestowed upon us, pushes our limit further to explore a little more. Shimla is amongst one such place where you delve into the nature remains in its true essence by spreading its sheer sophistication, unexplored by the passing time.

Shimla – the Queen of Hills

Shimla is surrounded by many attractive tourists’ places that echo irresistible charm.Counted amongst one of the most popular tourist destinations, Shimla with an altitude of 2202 mts above sea level, is located in the lap of nature and shadowed by the dense pine and deodar forests. Echoing the inner spirit of the hill stations, Himachal capital offers awe-strucking experiences to all tourists who come here for a lifetime experience. The city embodies the heartfelt amalgamation of the colonial impressions and the modern world. The past summer capital of British India, Shimla happily welcomes hundreds of Indian as well as foreign tourists to wander off as far as possible and set foot on the unknown and uncovered land. Try to connect to your story and experience on this buzzing land of intense beauty and charm.
The city gets its name after the Goddess Shyamala Devi, an incarnation of Goddess Kali, Shimla is summarized as TRUE AND BEAUTIFUL LAND. No one goes untouched and unfelt from Shimla. Bestowing an array of mountain ranges, architectural reminiscent, malls & markets, cultural spots and entertainment hubs, Shimla has many colors for people from different walks of life.

Places To Visit In Shimla:- 
Let’s know these places in brief;

Jakhu Temple

Visit the famous Jakhu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, one of the most famous sites in Shimla.

Tara Devi Temple

This temple is dedicated to the Goddess of stars and interesting to visit.

St. Mary's Church

Visit the famous St. Mary’s Church located about 0 kms away from Shimla.

Sankat Mochan

Another famous Hanuman temple is Sankat Mochan temple is a popular attraction to visit in Shimla.

The Ridge

The Ridge is known for its openness and picturesque view of the surrounding hilly areas that takes you to the famous scandal point and Lakkad Bazaar.

The Glen

If you love to visit an attractive picnic spot then you must visit the Glen – a charming scenic spot surrounded by deodar and pine forests along with Chadwick falls.


Developed as the sporting spot for cricket and polo, Annandale is loved by all tourists and residents.

Himalayan Bird Park

If you are an avid bird watcher, visit Himalayan Bird Park where you can spot various species.

Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

History enthusiasts can visit Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex that has a state museum where you can witness rich arts and crafts and a complex designed by the Henry Irwin.

Rothney Castle

It is a heritage site, located at Kakhu hills where A O Hume resided.

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies

This place hosts the famous Shimla Conference and Shimla Agreement and located on Observatory Hills in Shimla.

How to Reach

The beautiful city of Shimla is well-connected by all means with New Delhi, prominent places in UP, Punjab and Haryana by road, rail and air.


Travelers coming from Delhi can board in Himalayan Queen Train. Change from broad gauge to narrow gauge to catch the famous “Toy Train” that covers a distance of 25 kms to Shimla at Kalka.

Shimla has well-developed roadways from different states of the country. Catch a bus from Delhi and enjoy a hassle-free journey.


You can take up an inward flight from the nearest Jubbarhatti Airport from New Delhi.

Tours in Shimla

Complete Himachal Tour Package

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9 Nights/10 Days
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Exotic Shimla Manali Tour Package

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6 Nights/7 Days
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Best Shimla Manali Honeymoon Tour

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Shimla Manali Magic Tour

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