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Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package – Budgeted Holiday at Shimla

 

SHIMLA DEALS

Option 01: 02N/03 Day Hotel Hilltop Shimla Kufri Tour Package by Volvo bus @ Ex Delhi INR 5800 per person

Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Breakfast and Dinner + sightseeing + Volvo tickets + Local Vehicle

 

Option 02: 02N/03D Shimla Tour package with hotel Hari palace @ Ex Chandigarh by private vehicle INR 7500/- per person. t&c apply

Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Breakfast and Dinner + Sightseeing + Pvt Vehicle

 

Option 03: 03N/04D Shimla Holiday Package with Tara Devi Temple @ Ex Delhi by Volvo INR 6500/- per person. t&c apply

Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Sightseeing + Breakfast and Dinner + Volvo Tickets + Local Vehicle

 

Option 04: 07N/08D Shimla Manali Tour Package with Dalhousie @ Ex Delhi by Private vehicle INR 24000/- per person. t&c apply

Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Sightseeing + Private Vehicle + Breakfast and Dinner

 

Option 05: 06N/07D Shimla Manali Dharamshala Tour Package with Manikaran sahib Tour @ Ex Chandigarh INR 18000/- per person. t&c apply

Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Sightseeing + Private Vehicle + Breakfast and Dinner

 

Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package: Overview

Shimla has been the one-stop destination for tourists to escape the scorching summers of North India. Nestled in the Himalayas at an elevation of more than 7000 feet above sea level, this hill station gives all a reason to rejoice your holiday in this beautiful land. This place has natural pleasures Shimla under snow is a wonderful sight and it offers the unique attraction of an open air ice skating rink in Kufri.  We arrange this 03N/04D tour in which you will cover Shimla Kufri with their famous sightseeing and some activities on direct payment basis.

Book your shimla package with Holidaytravel.co in Hotel Hilltop. The Hotel is located near to Mall Road, which offer you standard facilities, comfortable and peaceful rooms. All rooms designed with carpets, sofas and curtains. All facilities like telephones, intercoms and cable TV is provides.

 

How to Reach Shimla By Flight: The nearest airport to Shimla is situated at Jubbarhatti, 22 kms from Shimla has regular flights from Delhi but due to bad weather conditions, flights may be irregular. Alternatively better option is to reach Chandigarh Airport at a distance of 120 Kms away, from chandigarh , you can board Holiday Travel Taxi to reach Shimla in approx 2.5-3 hours.  By Toy Train from Kalka: From Kalka, the Narrow-Gauge Kalka-Shimla Unesco - Heritage Toy Train connects to Shimla.The total distance covered is 96 kms from Kalka to Shimla with 107 Tunnels & 864 Bridges. The Shimla toy train starts Jouney at 656 meters (2,152 ft) above sea level in Kalka and reaches Shimla at an altitude of 2,076 meters.  The route offers a panoramic feast of the picturesque Himalayas from the Shivalik foot hills at Kalka to several important points such as Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Taradevi, Barog, Salogra,  Summerhill and Shimla. The Railway has 919 curves, the sharpest being 48 degrees.The journey takes about five-and-a-half hours to reach Shimla.  By Train: Indian Railways connects up-to Kalka ( about 100kms from shimla) By broad-gauge line.The Kalka station is connected to most major cities in India, including Delhi and Calcutta.   Best time to visit Shimla Best time to visit Shimla in March to June: This is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting   Things to do in Shimla Rafting at Tattapani The perfect combination of adventure and beauty, Tattapani is an amazing spot for a fun-filled and memorable day.  Tattapani is about 60 kilometers from Shimla, and is a popular spot for hot springs too. You can avail the 14 km long or the 36 km long rafting route. River rafting in the cold water of River Sutlej, one of the longest rivers of India can be a lot of fun and exciting.  Shop at local bazaars Shimla also has a range of charming markets and places to visit in Shimla for shopaholics. One of the most popular places to go to for shopping is at the Mall road in Shimla. This place is the shopping hub and commercial center of Shimla. One can find small souvenirs and knick-knacks here along with handicrafts and other artifacts that Shimla is famous for.  Yak Rides Horse riding and Yaj Riding in Kufri is popular tourist activity especially for kids to be taken around to different view points on a horseback. These Yaks are also known for their milk and cloth making wools. They are also eaten as meat. Also, these beasts are very special entertainer in Tibetan Festivals in Himachal Pradesh. Some Yaks are forest Yaks which are very dangerous and cannot be used fro Safaris.  Skiing On the Slopes of Mahasu Peak Kufri, the winter sports capital of Shimla, leaves each and every visitor splendid with its beautiful white cover of snow. The slopes, the heights, and the snowy carpet it offers are the most adventurous platforms for skiing. The thick cover of snow is perfect for hosting the adventurous sport. Skiing, purchase one of the most popular winter sports has now become the signature sport of Himachal Pradesh during winters. Tourist from all over the country and ski loving international tourists converge on Himachal Pradesh during winters to enjoy the thrill and excitement of racing down the snow clad slope.  Trekking in Chail The Chail Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh is a peaceful retreat for the wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary covered in Deodar and Oak Forests has a rich plethora of flora and fauna.  Chail is the place where Trekking is one of the most pleasurable activities. The treks in the area provide many interesting sights and sounds of the picturesque nature.    Restaurants in Shimla Shimla is so much more than the bustling, snow-capped capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is prefers by most of the traveler as a holiday paradise. Shimla has a range of restaurants which serve different cuisines like North Indian, South Indian, Chinese and Continental etc Cafe Sol: Cafe Sol is located on the roof of Hotel Combermere on the Mall road. It's a perfect place for people who love exploring new places. Cecil Restaurant: The wood-paneling decor with Chandeliers adds an old world charm to the entire ambience. The menu has a long variety of Indian food as well as Thai curries. A bit high on the bill side, but is a place worth the experience. Ashiana & Goofa:  The twin-restaurants have a very cozy and calm ambiance surrounded by the stunning views of the adjoining areas over great food and delightful drinks. Ashiana is in the basement and has prices 25% lower than Goofa's, serving same food from the same kitchen  Chandigarh to Shimla distance by car Chandigarh to Shimla is at a distance of 113 km and it takes 4.5 Hours to reach by your Private vehicle. The Chandigarh Shimla route is a national highway number 22 and well maintained, so don’t worry about road. In between the Chandigarh Shimla route visitors comes across Pinjore, Kalka, Parwanoo, Koti, Jabli, Sanwara, Dharampur, Kumarhatti, and then to bypass solan, Chambaghat, Kandaghat, Shogi, Taradevi, and then the final destination, the hill Queen Shimla.   Snowfall places near Shimla Winters have settled in most parts of North India and especially the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ladakh, Kashmir, etc.  Manali – Solang Valley Jalori Pass – Shoja Parashar Lake - Mandi Hatu Peak – Narkanda – Kufri – Shimla Triund near Mclead Ganj Khajjiar – Dalhousie  Shimla tourist places to visit Shimla Ridge: The town spills downwards, with winding roads linking up settlements and stone steps connecting each layer. The Cart Road encircles the base of the main settlement, and is the highest motorable road of Shimla. The Mall is open only to pedestrians. There is a lift run by the Himachal Tourist Department that connects the railway stations and Cart Road to the Mall.  The Mall Shimla: The Mall Shimla is the main attraction in Shimla, lined with shops selling woolen garments and shawls, handicrafts, departmental stores, eateries and old colonial timber houses. There is a palpable change of character from the times when the l was strictly out of bounds for all natives except royalty, to the Indian crowds that walk down it today.  Christ Church: At the eastern edge of the Ridge is the famous Christ Church, which was consecrated in 1857. It is a prominent yellow painted building with a Victorian-Gothic spire. In the church some of the finest stained glass windows in India depict faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience, and humility.  Tudor Library: Nearby to the church is the mock- Tudor Library, which was built in 1910.  Scandal Point: On the other extreme of the Ridge is the Scandal Point. A statue of the Lala Lajpat Rai dominates the place and groups of local people gather here in the afternoon for some casual chit-a-chat. The temple of Kali Bari is nearby to the Scandal Point enshrines the idol of Shyamla Devi, the presiding deity of Shimla. Town Hall reminds of the colonial past of Shimla, the timber lined General Post Office and the old Gaiety Theatre remind of teh Britishb Era. This popular hall was home to the Shimla Amateur Dramatic Society, complete with a gentlemen’s club where the discussion veered around the noble pursuit of cricket and horse racing.  St. Michael’s Cathedral/ Shimla church: The other important church, St. Michael’s Cathedral, which is built like a cruciform, is just off the Mall. Vice Regal Lodge, now known as the Rashtrapati Niwas (President’s House) is the most impressive colonial edifice of Shimla, located on the top of Observatory Hill, this Elizabethan mansion was built in 1888 for Lord Dufferin. It now houses the Institute of Advanced Studies, and is open only in some parts to the public.   The Glen: A thickly wooded area 4 kms to the northwest past the Cecil Hotel, Chadwick Falls, at 1,586 metres where the river drops 67 metres and is best visited during the monsoons.  The Sankat Mochan Temple: About 7 kms on the Shimla-Kalka road and the Himalayan Aviary close to the Viceregal Lodge, with a selection of birds like the monal, pheasant, pea fowls and peacocks. The Summer Hill is in suburbs of Shimla and is located about 5 kms away the town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The Himachal Pradesh University is also located here.  The Summer Hill: The Summer Hill is in suburbs of Shimla and is located about 5 kms away the town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The Himachal Pradesh University is also located here.

 

Why you choose stay in Hotel Hilltop Shimla?

Holiday Travel India offering this budget Shimla package in which you can stay in Hotel Hilltop which is located on the Mall road in Shimla, the scenic capital of Himachal Pradesh.

Hotel Hilltop a Budget Hotel has an advantage of being one of the nearest hotels to the Railway Station, Bus Stand, Town Centre, Shopping Areas, Banks and Kali Bari temple. The hotel has breathtaking views overlooking the Annadale Valley, the Tara Hall School and snow covered distant mountain ranges.

Rooms at Hotel Hilltop are designed with immense care that has a blend of integrate wooden work, with lighting and decor of the room to match every mood and to make your stay comfortable and peaceful. To add more charm to your holiday most of our rooms provide a scenic portrait of the town. All rooms are tastefully designed with wall to wall carpets, sofas and curtains.     

 

Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Packag: Highlights

  • Located at one of the seven hills of Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study

  • World’s Highest Hanuman Statue in Shimla: Jakhu Hanumna Temple

  • Second Oldest Neo Gothic Church in Shimla: Christ church

  • 180 species of wild animals: Himalayan Nature Park

  • Ideal Destination for skiing

  • Well Visited Amusement Park of Kufri: Kufri Fun World

  • White cover of snow in Mahasu Peak

  • Highest motor able road of Shimla: Shimla Ridge

  • Famous spot to visit: The Mall Shimla



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Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package: Inclusion

  • 03 Nights stay at twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 01 Day local sightseeing of Shimla

  • 01 Day sightseeing/activities in Kufri

  • Volvo Tickets

  • Local Vehicle for 2 Day sightseeing and Pick up drop

  • Parking, toll tax and driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package: Exclusion

  • Any airfare, busfare and railway fare

  • Lunch

  • Personal Expense

  • Any activities charges

  • Gst Tax


Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package - Itinerary

Arrive at Delhi airport or railway station and you will drop to Volvo bus terminal, board the Volvo bus to Shimla and enjoy your overnight journey by Ac Volvo Bus.

On arrival at Shimla which is known as Queen of Hills of Himachal Pradesh. Transfer to hotel (early check in is subject to availability normal check in time will be at 1200 hrs). Afternoon you may have lunch at same hotel.

Then you will be taken towards local sightseeing of Shimla which includes Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Jakhu Hanumna Temple, Christ church & State Museum

 

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is housed in the famous Viceregal Lodge situated on top of the Observatory Hill. Viceregal Lodge is also called Rashtrapati Niwas. The building was constructed between 1880 and 1888 during British reign. The year 1965 saw the establishment of Indian Institute of Advanced Study here by Dr. Radhakrishnan.

 

Jakhu Hanumna Temple:  This temple of Lord Hanuman, the most faithful aide to Lord Rama is located in the thick forests of Jakhu hills. The devotees need to cover a steep hill trek of around 2 kms to reach the temple which is 2.5 km from the Ridge and offers beautiful views of the Shivalik Mountains and the nearby town of Sanjauli. It is the highest peak in Shimla and gives shelter to countless playful monkeys which can be found waiting to be fed by visitors

 

State Museum: The State Museum Shimla is housed in an old Victorian mansion carefully altered to adapt it to the museum. There are many colonial structures and heritage sites in Shimla that are of great historical importance. The museum also has a doll gallery which has several bride and groom dolls among many others which are admired by all visitors. Some archeological artifacts are also found here which include stone images from the 8th century.

 

Christ church: Christ Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut. It was consecrated on 10th January 1857 by Bishop Wilson of Calcutta. Built in Neo-Gothic style of architecture, other impressive features of the Church include paintings that portray scenes from Jesus Christ’s life. As it is located at the most prominent road of Shimla, The Ridge, it has become an important landmark in the city.

 

By the evening you will be free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town, the Mall and the Ridge. After that you will return back to Hotel Hilltop Shimla and overnight stay with dinner.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

After breakfast get ready to explore your day by visit Kufri and involve in the famous sightseeing of Kufri. Upon arrival you will be takes towards The Himalayan Nature Park, Fagu, Kufri Fun World, Mahasu Peak and Skiing in Kufri.

 

The Himalayan Nature Park: The Himalayan National Park is one of the most renowned tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh. It swanks 180 species of birds and uncommon mammals and hence this national park is a huge bio-diversity and eco tourism hub. Tourists can look forward to witness musk deer and the indefinable snow leopards.

 

Fagu: Fagu is located amidst two valleys and encircled with apple orchards. It is a skiing point during winters and an ideal picnic spot in the summers. It is just 6 kms away from Kufri and has beautiful tourist bungalows at the peak. Fagu is ideal for skiing in the winter months, and makes a great spot for a picnic during the summer. Just six km ahead of Kufri, this little village overlooks the Giri valley and has a tourist bungalow perched right at the top

 

Kufri Fun World: Kufri Fun World is an amusement park having a number of enjoyable rides for the kids. This park also features the world’s` highest go – kart tract – which obviously includes the adults as well. If you're travelling with kids, this will definitely be the highlight of their trip. There's even a canteen where you can stop for a snack.

 

Skiing On the Slopes of Mahasu Peak: Kufri, the winter sports capital of Shimla, leaves each and every visitor splendid with its beautiful white cover of snow. The slopes, the heights, and the snowy carpet it offers are the most adventurous platforms for skiing. The thick cover of snow is perfect for hosting the adventurous sport. Skiing, purchase one of the most popular winter sports has now become the signature sport of Himachal Pradesh during winters. Tourist from all over the country and ski loving international tourists converge on Himachal Pradesh during winters to enjoy the thrill and excitement of racing down the snow clad slope.

 

After sightseeing you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant, later return back to shimla and overnight stay with dinner at Hotel Hilltop Shimla.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

After breakfast checkout from hotel and you will drop to Volvo bus terminal of Shimla for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory

Meals: Breakfast 



Why Holiday Travel Recommend Hotel Hilltop Shimla

Holiday Travel India recommends Hotel Hilltop for your Holiday. Popular 2 star hotel having basic amenities.

The hotel has breathtaking views overlooking the Annadale Valley, the Tara Hall School and snow covered distant mountain ranges.

Rooms at Hotel Hilltop are designed with immense care that has a blend of integrate wooden work, with lighting and decor of the room to match every mood and to make your stay comfortable and peaceful.

 

Rooms & Suites of Hotel Hilltop

Deluxe Room

All rooms are tastefully designed with wall to wall carpets, sofas and curtains. All the rooms at Hotel Hilltop have attached spotless Bathrooms with geysers and modern sanitary fittings which provide running hot and cold water round the clock.

 

Super Deluxe Room

All rooms are tastefully designed with wall to wall carpets, sofas and curtains. All the rooms at Hotel Hilltop have attached spotless Bathrooms with geysers and modern sanitary fittings which provide running hot and cold water round the clock.

 

Triple Bedded Room

All rooms are tastefully designed with wall to wall carpets, sofas and curtains. All the rooms at Hotel Hilltop have attached spotless Bathrooms with geysers and modern sanitary fittings which provide running hot and cold water round the clock.

 

FACILITIES OF HOTEL

  • Internet Access in rooms

  • Laundry

  • Travel Desk

  • Room Service

  • Luggage Storage

  • Wake up service

  • Internet

  • Medical

 

How to Reach Shimla By Flight: The nearest airport to Shimla is situated at Jubbarhatti, 22 kms from Shimla has regular flights from Delhi but due to bad weather conditions, flights may be irregular. Alternatively better option is to reach Chandigarh Airport at a distance of 120 Kms away, from chandigarh , you can board Holiday Travel Taxi to reach Shimla in approx 2.5-3 hours.  By Toy Train from Kalka: From Kalka, the Narrow-Gauge Kalka-Shimla Unesco - Heritage Toy Train connects to Shimla.The total distance covered is 96 kms from Kalka to Shimla with 107 Tunnels & 864 Bridges. The Shimla toy train starts Jouney at 656 meters (2,152 ft) above sea level in Kalka and reaches Shimla at an altitude of 2,076 meters.  The route offers a panoramic feast of the picturesque Himalayas from the Shivalik foot hills at Kalka to several important points such as Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Taradevi, Barog, Salogra,  Summerhill and Shimla. The Railway has 919 curves, the sharpest being 48 degrees.The journey takes about five-and-a-half hours to reach Shimla.  By Train: Indian Railways connects up-to Kalka ( about 100kms from shimla) By broad-gauge line.The Kalka station is connected to most major cities in India, including Delhi and Calcutta.   Best time to visit Shimla Best time to visit Shimla in March to June: This is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting   Things to do in Shimla Rafting at Tattapani The perfect combination of adventure and beauty, Tattapani is an amazing spot for a fun-filled and memorable day.  Tattapani is about 60 kilometers from Shimla, and is a popular spot for hot springs too. You can avail the 14 km long or the 36 km long rafting route. River rafting in the cold water of River Sutlej, one of the longest rivers of India can be a lot of fun and exciting.  Shop at local bazaars Shimla also has a range of charming markets and places to visit in Shimla for shopaholics. One of the most popular places to go to for shopping is at the Mall road in Shimla. This place is the shopping hub and commercial center of Shimla. One can find small souvenirs and knick-knacks here along with handicrafts and other artifacts that Shimla is famous for.  Yak Rides Horse riding and Yaj Riding in Kufri is popular tourist activity especially for kids to be taken around to different view points on a horseback. These Yaks are also known for their milk and cloth making wools. They are also eaten as meat. Also, these beasts are very special entertainer in Tibetan Festivals in Himachal Pradesh. Some Yaks are forest Yaks which are very dangerous and cannot be used fro Safaris.  Skiing On the Slopes of Mahasu Peak Kufri, the winter sports capital of Shimla, leaves each and every visitor splendid with its beautiful white cover of snow. The slopes, the heights, and the snowy carpet it offers are the most adventurous platforms for skiing. The thick cover of snow is perfect for hosting the adventurous sport. Skiing, purchase one of the most popular winter sports has now become the signature sport of Himachal Pradesh during winters. Tourist from all over the country and ski loving international tourists converge on Himachal Pradesh during winters to enjoy the thrill and excitement of racing down the snow clad slope.  Trekking in Chail The Chail Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh is a peaceful retreat for the wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary covered in Deodar and Oak Forests has a rich plethora of flora and fauna.  Chail is the place where Trekking is one of the most pleasurable activities. The treks in the area provide many interesting sights and sounds of the picturesque nature.    Restaurants in Shimla Shimla is so much more than the bustling, snow-capped capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is prefers by most of the traveler as a holiday paradise. Shimla has a range of restaurants which serve different cuisines like North Indian, South Indian, Chinese and Continental etc Cafe Sol: Cafe Sol is located on the roof of Hotel Combermere on the Mall road. It's a perfect place for people who love exploring new places. Cecil Restaurant: The wood-paneling decor with Chandeliers adds an old world charm to the entire ambience. The menu has a long variety of Indian food as well as Thai curries. A bit high on the bill side, but is a place worth the experience. Ashiana & Goofa:  The twin-restaurants have a very cozy and calm ambiance surrounded by the stunning views of the adjoining areas over great food and delightful drinks. Ashiana is in the basement and has prices 25% lower than Goofa's, serving same food from the same kitchen  Chandigarh to Shimla distance by car Chandigarh to Shimla is at a distance of 113 km and it takes 4.5 Hours to reach by your Private vehicle. The Chandigarh Shimla route is a national highway number 22 and well maintained, so don’t worry about road. In between the Chandigarh Shimla route visitors comes across Pinjore, Kalka, Parwanoo, Koti, Jabli, Sanwara, Dharampur, Kumarhatti, and then to bypass solan, Chambaghat, Kandaghat, Shogi, Taradevi, and then the final destination, the hill Queen Shimla.   Snowfall places near Shimla Winters have settled in most parts of North India and especially the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ladakh, Kashmir, etc.  Manali – Solang Valley Jalori Pass – Shoja Parashar Lake - Mandi Hatu Peak – Narkanda – Kufri – Shimla Triund near Mclead Ganj Khajjiar – Dalhousie  Shimla tourist places to visit Shimla Ridge: The town spills downwards, with winding roads linking up settlements and stone steps connecting each layer. The Cart Road encircles the base of the main settlement, and is the highest motorable road of Shimla. The Mall is open only to pedestrians. There is a lift run by the Himachal Tourist Department that connects the railway stations and Cart Road to the Mall.  The Mall Shimla: The Mall Shimla is the main attraction in Shimla, lined with shops selling woolen garments and shawls, handicrafts, departmental stores, eateries and old colonial timber houses. There is a palpable change of character from the times when the l was strictly out of bounds for all natives except royalty, to the Indian crowds that walk down it today.  Christ Church: At the eastern edge of the Ridge is the famous Christ Church, which was consecrated in 1857. It is a prominent yellow painted building with a Victorian-Gothic spire. In the church some of the finest stained glass windows in India depict faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience, and humility.  Tudor Library: Nearby to the church is the mock- Tudor Library, which was built in 1910.  Scandal Point: On the other extreme of the Ridge is the Scandal Point. A statue of the Lala Lajpat Rai dominates the place and groups of local people gather here in the afternoon for some casual chit-a-chat. The temple of Kali Bari is nearby to the Scandal Point enshrines the idol of Shyamla Devi, the presiding deity of Shimla. Town Hall reminds of the colonial past of Shimla, the timber lined General Post Office and the old Gaiety Theatre remind of teh Britishb Era. This popular hall was home to the Shimla Amateur Dramatic Society, complete with a gentlemen’s club where the discussion veered around the noble pursuit of cricket and horse racing.  St. Michael’s Cathedral/ Shimla church: The other important church, St. Michael’s Cathedral, which is built like a cruciform, is just off the Mall. Vice Regal Lodge, now known as the Rashtrapati Niwas (President’s House) is the most impressive colonial edifice of Shimla, located on the top of Observatory Hill, this Elizabethan mansion was built in 1888 for Lord Dufferin. It now houses the Institute of Advanced Studies, and is open only in some parts to the public.   The Glen: A thickly wooded area 4 kms to the northwest past the Cecil Hotel, Chadwick Falls, at 1,586 metres where the river drops 67 metres and is best visited during the monsoons.  The Sankat Mochan Temple: About 7 kms on the Shimla-Kalka road and the Himalayan Aviary close to the Viceregal Lodge, with a selection of birds like the monal, pheasant, pea fowls and peacocks. The Summer Hill is in suburbs of Shimla and is located about 5 kms away the town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The Himachal Pradesh University is also located here.  The Summer Hill: The Summer Hill is in suburbs of Shimla and is located about 5 kms away the town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The Himachal Pradesh University is also located here.

 

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How to Reach Shimla

By Flight: The nearest airport to Shimla is situated at Jubbarhatti, 22 kms from Shimla has regular flights from Delhi but due to bad weather conditions, flights may be irregular. Alternatively better option is to reach Chandigarh Airport at a distance of 120 Kms away, from chandigarh , you can board Holiday Travel Taxi to reach Shimla in approx 2.5-3 hours.

 

By Toy Train from Kalka: From Kalka, the Narrow-Gauge Kalka-Shimla Unesco - Heritage Toy Train connects to Shimla.The total distance covered is 96 kms from Kalka to Shimla with 107 Tunnels & 864 Bridges. The Shimla toy train starts Jouney at 656 meters (2,152 ft) above sea level in Kalka and reaches Shimla at an altitude of 2,076 meters.

The route offers a panoramic feast of the picturesque Himalayas from the Shivalik foot hills at Kalka to several important points such as Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Taradevi, Barog, Salogra,  Summerhill and Shimla. The Railway has 919 curves, the sharpest being 48 degrees.The journey takes about five-and-a-half hours to reach Shimla.

 

By Train: Indian Railways connects up-to Kalka ( about 100kms from shimla) By broad-gauge line.The Kalka station is connected to most major cities in India, including Delhi and Calcutta.

 

 

Best time to visit Shimla

Best time to visit Shimla in March to June: This is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting

 

Things to do in Shimla

Rafting at Tattapani

The perfect combination of adventure and beauty, Tattapani is an amazing spot for a fun-filled and memorable day.  Tattapani is about 60 kilometers from Shimla, and is a popular spot for hot springs too. You can avail the 14 km long or the 36 km long rafting route. River rafting in the cold water of River Sutlej, one of the longest rivers of India can be a lot of fun and exciting.

 

Shop at local bazaars

Shimla also has a range of charming markets and places to visit in Shimla for shopaholics. One of the most popular places to go to for shopping is at the Mall road in Shimla. This place is the shopping hub and commercial center of Shimla. One can find small souvenirs and knick-knacks here along with handicrafts and other artifacts that Shimla is famous for.

 

Yak Rides

Horse riding and Yaj Riding in Kufri is popular tourist activity especially for kids to be taken around to different view points on a horseback. These Yaks are also known for their milk and cloth making wools. They are also eaten as meat. Also, these beasts are very special entertainer in Tibetan Festivals in Himachal Pradesh. Some Yaks are forest Yaks which are very dangerous and cannot be used fro Safaris.

 

 

Skiing On the Slopes of Mahasu Peak

Kufri, the winter sports capital of Shimla, leaves each and every visitor splendid with its beautiful white cover of snow. The slopes, the heights, and the snowy carpet it offers are the most adventurous platforms for skiing. The thick cover of snow is perfect for hosting the adventurous sport. Skiing, purchase one of the most popular winter sports has now become the signature sport of Himachal Pradesh during winters. Tourist from all over the country and ski loving international tourists converge on Himachal Pradesh during winters to enjoy the thrill and excitement of racing down the snow clad slope.

 

Skiing On the Slopes of Mahasu Peak

 

Trekking in Chail

The Chail Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh is a peaceful retreat for the wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary covered in Deodar and Oak Forests has a rich plethora of flora and fauna.  Chail is the place where Trekking is one of the most pleasurable activities. The treks in the area provide many interesting sights and sounds of the picturesque nature.

 

Restaurants in Shimla

Shimla is so much more than the bustling, snow-capped capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is prefers by most of the traveler as a holiday paradise. Shimla has a range of restaurants which serve different cuisines like North Indian, South Indian, Chinese and Continental etc

Cafe Sol: Cafe Sol is located on the roof of Hotel Combermere on the Mall road. It's a perfect place for people who love exploring new places.

Cecil Restaurant: The wood-paneling decor with Chandeliers adds an old world charm to the entire ambience. The menu has a long variety of Indian food as well as Thai curries. A bit high on the bill side, but is a place worth the experience.

Ashiana & Goofa:  The twin-restaurants have a very cozy and calm ambiance surrounded by the stunning views of the adjoining areas over great food and delightful drinks. Ashiana is in the basement and has prices 25% lower than Goofa's, serving same food from the same kitchen

 

Chandigarh to Shimla distance by car

Chandigarh to Shimla is at a distance of 113 km and it takes 4.5 Hours to reach by your Private vehicle. The Chandigarh Shimla route is a national highway number 22 and well maintained, so don’t worry about road. In between the Chandigarh Shimla route visitors comes across Pinjore, Kalka, Parwanoo, Koti, Jabli, Sanwara, Dharampur, Kumarhatti, and then to bypass solan, Chambaghat, Kandaghat, Shogi, Taradevi, and then the final destination, the hill Queen Shimla.

 

Snowfall places Near Shimla

Winters have settled in most parts of North India and especially the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ladakh, Kashmir, etc.

  • Manali – Solang Valley

  • Jalori Pass – Shoja

  • Parashar Lake - Mandi

  • Hatu Peak – Narkanda – Kufri – Shimla

  • Triund near Mclead Ganj

  • Khajjiar – Dalhousie

 

Shimla Tourist Places to visit

Shimla Ridge: The town spills downwards, with winding roads linking up settlements and stone steps connecting each layer. The Cart Road encircles the base of the main settlement, and is the highest motorable road of Shimla. The Mall is open only to pedestrians. There is a lift run by the Himachal Tourist Department that connects the railway stations and Cart Road to the Mall.

 

The Mall Shimla: The Mall Shimla is the main attraction in Shimla, lined with shops selling woolen garments and shawls, handicrafts, departmental stores, eateries and old colonial timber houses. There is a palpable change of character from the times when the l was strictly out of bounds for all natives except royalty, to the Indian crowds that walk down it today.

 

Christ Church: At the eastern edge of the Ridge is the famous Christ Church, which was consecrated in 1857. It is a prominent yellow painted building with a Victorian-Gothic spire. In the church some of the finest stained glass windows in India depict faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience, and humility.

 

Tudor Library: Nearby to the church is the mock- Tudor Library, which was built in 1910.

 

Scandal Point: On the other extreme of the Ridge is the Scandal Point. A statue of the Lala Lajpat Rai dominates the place and groups of local people gather here in the afternoon for some casual chit-a-chat. The temple of Kali Bari is nearby to the Scandal Point enshrines the idol of Shyamla Devi, the presiding deity of Shimla. Town Hall reminds of the colonial past of Shimla, the timber lined General Post Office and the old Gaiety Theatre remind of teh Britishb Era. This popular hall was home to the Shimla Amateur Dramatic Society, complete with a gentlemen’s club where the discussion veered around the noble pursuit of cricket and horse racing.

 

St. Michael’s Cathedral/ Shimla church: The other important church, St. Michael’s Cathedral, which is built like a cruciform, is just off the Mall. Vice Regal Lodge, now known as the Rashtrapati Niwas (President’s House) is the most impressive colonial edifice of Shimla, located on the top of Observatory Hill, this Elizabethan mansion was built in 1888 for Lord Dufferin. It now houses the Institute of Advanced Studies, and is open only in some parts to the public.

 

The Glen: A thickly wooded area 4 kms to the northwest past the Cecil Hotel, Chadwick Falls, at 1,586 metres where the river drops 67 metres and is best visited during the monsoons.

 

The Sankat Mochan Temple: About 7 kms on the Shimla-Kalka road and the Himalayan Aviary close to the Viceregal Lodge, with a selection of birds like the monal, pheasant, pea fowls and peacocks. The Summer Hill is in suburbs of Shimla and is located about 5 kms away the town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The Himachal Pradesh University is also located here.

 

The Summer Hill: The Summer Hill is in suburbs of Shimla and is located about 5 kms away the town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The Himachal Pradesh University is also located here.

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Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package: Inclusion

  • 03 Nights stay at twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 01 Day local sightseeing of Shimla

  • 01 Day sightseeing/activities in Kufri

  • Volvo Tickets

  • Local Vehicle for 2 Day sightseeing and Pick up drop

  • Parking, toll tax and driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package: Exclusion

  • Any airfare, busfare and railway fare

  • Lunch

  • Personal Expense

  • Any activities charges

  • Gst Tax

Hotel Hilltop Shimla Tour Package - Itinerary

Arrive at Delhi airport or railway station and you will drop to Volvo bus terminal, board the Volvo bus to Shimla and enjoy your overnight journey by Ac Volvo Bus.

On arrival at Shimla which is known as Queen of Hills of Himachal Pradesh. Transfer to hotel (early check in is subject to availability normal check in time will be at 1200 hrs). Afternoon you may have lunch at same hotel.

Then you will be taken towards local sightseeing of Shimla which includes Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Jakhu Hanumna Temple, Christ church & State Museum

 

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is housed in the famous Viceregal Lodge situated on top of the Observatory Hill. Viceregal Lodge is also called Rashtrapati Niwas. The building was constructed between 1880 and 1888 during British reign. The year 1965 saw the establishment of Indian Institute of Advanced Study here by Dr. Radhakrishnan.

 

Jakhu Hanumna Temple:  This temple of Lord Hanuman, the most faithful aide to Lord Rama is located in the thick forests of Jakhu hills. The devotees need to cover a steep hill trek of around 2 kms to reach the temple which is 2.5 km from the Ridge and offers beautiful views of the Shivalik Mountains and the nearby town of Sanjauli. It is the highest peak in Shimla and gives shelter to countless playful monkeys which can be found waiting to be fed by visitors

 

State Museum: The State Museum Shimla is housed in an old Victorian mansion carefully altered to adapt it to the museum. There are many colonial structures and heritage sites in Shimla that are of great historical importance. The museum also has a doll gallery which has several bride and groom dolls among many others which are admired by all visitors. Some archeological artifacts are also found here which include stone images from the 8th century.

 

Christ church: Christ Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut. It was consecrated on 10th January 1857 by Bishop Wilson of Calcutta. Built in Neo-Gothic style of architecture, other impressive features of the Church include paintings that portray scenes from Jesus Christ’s life. As it is located at the most prominent road of Shimla, The Ridge, it has become an important landmark in the city.

 

By the evening you will be free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town, the Mall and the Ridge. After that you will return back to Hotel Hilltop Shimla and overnight stay with dinner.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

After breakfast get ready to explore your day by visit Kufri and involve in the famous sightseeing of Kufri. Upon arrival you will be takes towards The Himalayan Nature Park, Fagu, Kufri Fun World, Mahasu Peak and Skiing in Kufri.

 

The Himalayan Nature Park: The Himalayan National Park is one of the most renowned tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh. It swanks 180 species of birds and uncommon mammals and hence this national park is a huge bio-diversity and eco tourism hub. Tourists can look forward to witness musk deer and the indefinable snow leopards.

 

Fagu: Fagu is located amidst two valleys and encircled with apple orchards. It is a skiing point during winters and an ideal picnic spot in the summers. It is just 6 kms away from Kufri and has beautiful tourist bungalows at the peak. Fagu is ideal for skiing in the winter months, and makes a great spot for a picnic during the summer. Just six km ahead of Kufri, this little village overlooks the Giri valley and has a tourist bungalow perched right at the top

 

Kufri Fun World: Kufri Fun World is an amusement park having a number of enjoyable rides for the kids. This park also features the world’s` highest go – kart tract – which obviously includes the adults as well. If you're travelling with kids, this will definitely be the highlight of their trip. There's even a canteen where you can stop for a snack.

 

Skiing On the Slopes of Mahasu Peak: Kufri, the winter sports capital of Shimla, leaves each and every visitor splendid with its beautiful white cover of snow. The slopes, the heights, and the snowy carpet it offers are the most adventurous platforms for skiing. The thick cover of snow is perfect for hosting the adventurous sport. Skiing, purchase one of the most popular winter sports has now become the signature sport of Himachal Pradesh during winters. Tourist from all over the country and ski loving international tourists converge on Himachal Pradesh during winters to enjoy the thrill and excitement of racing down the snow clad slope.

 

After sightseeing you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant, later return back to shimla and overnight stay with dinner at Hotel Hilltop Shimla.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

After breakfast checkout from hotel and you will drop to Volvo bus terminal of Shimla for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory

Meals: Breakfast 

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