Shimla Manali by Volvo Tourist Guide

Shimla Manali by Volvo Tourist Guide - Destination Overview
  • Package Prices
    Shimla Tour and Honeymoon packages starting from Rs 8999/- including 3 nights/4 Days stay in Good Hotel with Breakfast
  • Location: Himachal Pradesh,India -171001
  • Altitude: 2200 M
  • Longitude: 77.1722 East
  • Latitude: 31.1033 North
  • Nearest Airport: Jubbarhatti (Shimla)
  • Nearest Train Station: Shimla & Kalka
  • How to reach: By Air: Jubbar hatti airport is 22 kms from Shimla, but its advisable to take Chandigarh airport for flight connectivity. By Rail : 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.From Kalka narrow gauge rail line connects to Shimla. By Road : Shimla is connected by road to Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, Kalka, and other major north-Indian cities.

Shimla Manali Tour by Volvo - Recommendations

1. Recommended for Tough Hitch Hikers, adventurers, solo riders to Himachal

2. HPTDC & HRTDC Volvo Buses are cheap and best option to travel to Himachal.

3. Wi-Fi is not an issue these days on HPTDC Volvo Buses, as almost every one has 3G/4G Mobile phones and tethering support ( Hot spot) enabled personalized wifi for a traveller.

4. Seats are comfortable and firm with enough cushions.

5. Honeymooners Avoid Volvo to Shimla Manali: - Vomit Bags are provided to passengers who have hill sickness, this might put off your joy ride specially if you are on a honeymoon as many passengers will be making vomiting noises to make you feel sick..(if you suffer from Hill Road sickness on mountains then also please avoid Volvo.Even if you are feeling OK and one of your co-passenger starts vomiting and pungent stench fills the whole bus as the bus is air conditioned it takes lot of time to clear the air, A bus with open windows is much better).

6. Foreign Family Tourists with Kids Avoid Volvo :- Due to reasons mentioned in 5.

7. Family Tourists with Kids Avoid Volvo :- Due to reasons mentioned in point 5 & also Taxi will come in the same rate.

8. Group Tourists should Avoid Volvo :- Due to reasons mentioned in point 5 & also Taxi will come in the same rate.

9. There are only two stops in the Delhi to Shimla route, one for the dinner at Pipli and one for the early morning toilet/washroom purposes

10. Blankets are some times provided to the passengers, if you take a sleeper coach, better carry your own Blanket otherwise you will freeze in night.

11. Always Prefer Front or Middle Seats in Volvo to Shimla & Manali, as Rear Seats are too Bumpy and trigger vomitting sensations, Better to Avoid Volvo if you do not proper seats.

We arrange travelling through Himachal state Government run HPTDC and HRTC Volvo buses for your comfortable & hazzle free journey.Delhi to  Shimla Volvo buses take around 8 - 9 hours to reach Shimla from Delhi.Enjoy a short break from your routine and visit Shimla for a fun filled weekend.


Delhi to Shimla Volvo Bus Timings

The last HRTC Volvo Bus from Delhi reaches Shimla by 6:30 AM. HPTDC bus drops at victory tunnel while HRTC bus drops at Shimla bus stand. Its takes approx 8 hours from Delhi to Shimla by volvo Bus. Himachal Tourism (HPTDC) operate AC 2X2 seater buses between Shimla and Delhi. The lowest Volvo bus fare between Shimla and Delhi is Rs 900. First bus leaves from Shimla at 8:30 p.m. and it takes 8h 30m hours to reach Delhi. Distance between Shimla and Delhi is 360 Kms. Himachal Tourism (HPTDC) has good bus service on Shimla and Delhi Route.

Delhi to Shimla Volvo Operators:-

  • Delhi to Shimla HPTDC 
  • Delhi to Shimla Jbg Travels Connecting Bus (JBG Travels)
  • Delhi to Shimla JBG Travels
  • Delhi to Shimla Katyayni Travels
  • Delhi to Shimla City Land Travels
  • Delhi to Shimla Laxmi Holidays

Shimla City Bus Operators

  • RSRTC Shimla
  • Himgiri Adventure And Tours Shimla
  • Laxmi Holidays Shimla
  • City Land Travels Shimla
  • Himachal Tourism (HPTDC) Shimla

All above operators have super deluxe Volvo, regular A/C, Non A/C, sleeper and deluxe type of buses, but if you want to travel by Volvo, We suggest you stick to HPTDC as it is a Himachal govt service and does not get delayed and schedules are firm.

HPTDC Volvo Bus rates between Delhi & Shima;

  • Shimla-Delhi & vice versa     A/C Volvo Coach    900/- (one way)
  • Shimla- Delhi & vice-versa Non A/C Deluxe    550 /- (one way)


  • Shimla-Kufri-Fagu-Chini Bunglow- Naldehra & back 270/-(per seat)
  • Shimla-Kufri-Chail & back via Kiarighat 300/- (per seat)
  • Shimla- Fagu- Matiana- Narkanda & back. 310/- (per seat)
  • Shimla- Shimla- Naldehra- Tattapani & back 270/- (per seat)
  • Shimla- Kufri- Fagu- Chini Bungalow & back 200/- (per seat)