Hotel Combermere Shimla Holiday Honeymoon Package
Hotel Combermere, Shimla
In the very heart of town, at level with Shimla's elegant Mall and close to the Tourism Lift, Hotel Combermere is Shimla's most modern hotel. It successfully combines today's amenities, service and comforts with the graceful ways of life that belong to an older era.
In 1828, Shimla received its first landmark- Combermere Bridge. The bridge built by Lord Combermere, the British Commander-in-Chief of the Indian army, Spanned a gushing mountain stream. It took over hundred and fifty years for the next major landmark to be built by that stream- Hotel Combermere.
How to Reach
Linked by air to Delhi, Chandigarh, Kangra and Kullu. Airport at Jubbarhati is 24 km from Shimla.
Linked by Narrow gauge to Kalka which is connected to Delhi, Calcutta and Amritsar by broad gauge. Kalka to Shimla is 96 km and 6 hrs. by train. Railway station is 1.5 km
Well connected by Road to all major towns. Delhi is 370 km away, Chandigarh 117 km, Kalka 90 km and Ambala 166 km.
Bus Stand is 1 km.
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Tourist spots around Shimla
There are a number of tourist spots around Shimla, the most popular of them is Kufri. Other than Kufri there are Fagu, Mashobra, Naldehra, Tattapani, Narkanda and Chail hill stations popular among the tourists. We have compiled pictures and travel related information of all these spots of all these spots.
This is the most popular tourist spot near Shimla. Situated at a distance of 13 kilometers from Shimla and 26 kilometers from Sunrise Villa this place is famous for its scenic beauty, snowfall and winter sports in winter season and horse and Yak rides. Famous for its ski slopes Kufri also has enjoyable walks leading up to Mahasu Peak in proxomity. A Nature Park and Mini Zoo are other places worth visiting. This is the highest tourist spot near Shimla so this place experiences the first snowfall in Shimla.
Mashobra is part of Shimla Reserve Forest sanctuary and catchment area and is famous for apple orchards. It is on the way to Naldehra 11 kilometers before Naldehra. On the hilltop there is a small villa surrounded by a big garden called Carignano close to Mashobra and offers excellent views of the area. A trek to Shali Peak, the highest hill in the area, can be done from Mashobra.
Famous for its forest walks, horse rides, scenic beauty and golf course, Naldehra is 22 kilometers from Shimla and 35 kilometers from Sunrise Villa. Naldehra boasts of the oldest 9 hole golf course in the country. The well groomed Golf Course is a lovely verdant, perhaps one of the finest and sporty in India.
Tattapani is 51 kilometers from Shimla. The road passes through Mashobra and Naldehra. Tattapani is at a lower altitude (656m), Located on the banks of the river Sutlej there are hot sulphur springs believed to have medicinal value. Tattapani is also famous for white water raffting.
On the Hindustan Tibet National highway 22, Narkanda offers a spectacular view of higher snow ranges. An uphill trek (8 km) through deodar woods leads beholder to Hatu Peak famous for ancient Hatu Mata Temple (3475 m) which is now connected with a motor-able road. During winter skiing is also conducted here. Kotgarh and Thanedhar, Himachal’s apple heartland famous for delicious apples are located in the vicinity of Narkanda.
Chail is 45 kilometers from Shimla, 58 kilometers from Sunrise Villa Via Kufri and 48 kilometers from Sunrise Villa Via Kandaghat. Chail is famous for the palace hotel, cricket ground and wild life sanctuary.
Jakhoo Temple Shimla
Jakhoo temple dedicated to lord Hanuman is located on the Jakhoo Peak the highest peak in Shimla ( 8000 feet above MSL). This temple is 1.5 kilometers from the Ridge. This temple can also be reached by Car and other small vehicles. As per the legend it is believed that Lord Hanuman rested at this place while searching for the “Sanjeevani Booti” in the Himalayan Ranges. A few years back a giant 108 feet Statue of Lord Hanuman ( the biggest in the world) has been installed which has also become a tourist attraction. This statue is visible from a long distance.
Sankat Mochan Temple
This temple also dedicated to Lord Hanuman is located near Tara Devi station about 5 kilometers from Shimla on the Chandigarh Shimla National Highway. It is easily accessible from the highway and has parking facilities also. The temple has vast open spaces and is an ideal place to relax and meditate.
Kali Bari Temple
This ancient temple is dedicated to Maa Kali, located near the Mall road about half a kilometer from Scandal Point. This temple is famous with Bengali tourists. The temple complex also houses a big Dharamshala where rooms can be booked in advance also. There is an auditorium also and various functions are held here.
Tara Devi temple
This temple is located on the top of Tara Devi hill. There is a diversion on the right at Shoghi 13 kilometers before Shimla while coming from Chandigarh. The temple is 5 kilometers from this diversion. If you want to trek to this temple then Tara Devi station is the ideal place to start with. Tara Devi station is 6 kilometers before Shimla. The hill top offers full views of Shimla city on one side and Kasauli on the other side.
Kamna Devi temple
This temple is located on the prospect hill about three kilometers from Shimla. Prospect hill has an elevation of about 2200 mts. above the sea level. The Kamna Devi temple takes about a fifteen minutes walk from Boileauganj located on the Shimla-Bilaspur national highway.
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Trip Advisor Ranking - Ranked #17 of 97 Shimla Hotel
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