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Shimla Tour package with 3 star Hotels Stay - Holidays at Summer Capital of India
Shimla Tour package with 3 star Hotels Stay: Overview
Shimla is the Queen of Hills and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. This beautiful hill-station in North India is famous for its lush greenery, snow-capped mountains, and stunning Colonial architecture. Shimla draws in travelers from around the world with its mesmerizing beauty and perfect weather. This picturesque tourist destination is also the ideal vacation place given the plethora of sightseeing locations and adventure activities that can be experienced. Shimla is undoubtedly one of the best hill stations in North India.
Our Shimla Kufri Barog Tour Package includes a visit to Kufri, a stellar hill station that is popular for its ski slopes and scenic views. Another stunning destination that is part of our Shimla tour package is Barog, a serene and quaint little town that is the perfect place for some excellent sightseeing opportunities.
Book your Shimla tour package now and enjoy the magical beauty of this stunning hill station! Holiday Travel is a renowned tours and travel company operating since a decade. We offer luxurious and comfortable holiday packages at affordable cost. So get in touch with us now!
Suitable For: Families, Youngsters, Adventure enthusiasts, Photographers, Snow lovers
Good Recommended 3 Star Hotels
Option 01: Marigold Sarovar Portico: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence - @ INR 9000/-per Night. T&c apply
Hotels Facilities: 24 Hour Wifi, Game Room, Fitness Center, Childrens Play area, In Room Tea/ Coffee, Packaged Drinking Water, Laundry Service, Spa Service
Option 02: Hotel Willow Banks: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence - @ INR 7,490/- per Night. T&c
Hotels Facilities: Cook House and Bar, Café, Spa, Beauty Salon, Gym, Travel Desk, Banquet Hall
Option 03: Honeymoon Inn Hotel: TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence - @ INR 5000/- per Night. T&c
Hotels Facilities: 2 Cups of Lavazza Cappuccino Coffee Every Day, Unlimited tea/coffee on demand, Free use of x-box gaming and pool table for one hour, 10% discount on additional food bills, Garlanding and Tikka on Arrival
Option 04: Club Mahindra Mashobra: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence - @ INR 9500/- per Night. T&c
Hotels Facilities: Rooms, Spa, Restaurants, Gym, Bonfires
Option 05: Flag House Resort: TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence - @ INR 5000/- per Night. T&c
Hotels Facilities: Accommodation in respective rooms, Non-Alcoholic welcome drink on arrival, Complimentary use of Board-Games, Table-Tennis, Badminton and Gymnasium, One hamper consisting of fruit & chocolates.
What is unique in Shimla Tour package with 3 star Hotels Stay and why?
If we talked about the uniqueness of this package so that it involves well-developed facilities, easy accessibility, and numerous attractions making it one of India's most popular hills resort surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. In this Package, we offer 3 different hotels of Deluxe Category with different services.
Holiday Home Resort where you will find a variety of facilities, accommodation that comprises of Restaurants and Cafeterias serving varied cuisine, including Himachali delicacies.
Holiday Home is located very near to Railway station bus station which makes you easy to reach. The hotel has whopping 69 rooms. All the rooms are provided with utility and entertainment facilities such as LCD TV and telephone.
Holiday Inn Shimla nestled in the natural beauty of the Himalayas and designed in the local Himachali style. All rooms at the resort promise a very memorable holiday to you in the midst of nature's splendor. Here you will find Restaurant, Dining Hall, Sightseeing and Bonfire.
Here next property we offering Hotel the Cedar Grand which has 29 well-furnished rooms with all modern amenities and deluxe facilities. The hotel offers a comfortable stay and Discos, Multi cuisines restaurants.
In this Single Package, we recommend 3 good Properties with their basic facilities and we plan your holiday under lots of care and safeties which makes this Package unique from others.
Shimla Tour package with 3-star Hotels Stay: Highlights
Enjoy the breath-taking view from The Scandal Point, Ridge
Enjoy shopping at Lakkar Bazaar
Catch the scenic views of the snow-capped mountain from Jakhoo Hills
Enjoy a leisurely walk at Kiala Forest
Enjoy a day trip to Kufri, popularly known as the ‘Switzerland of the East’
Indulge in a variety of adventure activities at Kufri
Enjoy a day excursion to Baro
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03 Nights stay on twin sharing basis
Breakfast and Dinner
02 Day sightseeing of Shimla and Kufri
Local vehicle for sightseeing
Parking, Toll tax and driver hault
Inclusive of all taxes
Any kind of personal expenses
Lunch and evening snacks
Charges for adventure activities
Entry tickets for sightseeing
GST as applicable?
Day 1: Arrive at Shimla
When as you arrive at the Shimla Airport, book a taxi and head to your hotel. After checking-in and getting refreshed, you may head out to explore the famous tourist attractions in Shimla.
You may start off your Shimla trip with a visit to The Ridge. This iconic location is located on Mall Road which has multiple shops that sell a variety of items including souvenirs. Mall Road also hosts many shopping festivals and fairs during the Summer months.
Another prominent location in Shimla that is suitable for travellers is the Scandal Point. This scenic location set amidst the lush mountains offers spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset.
A visit to Lakkar Bazaar is a must-do in the list of things to do in Shimla. This market place sells the best of local handicrafts, woollens and jewellery. It is also known to be the most popular wooden crafts market in Shimla.
Another popular tourist attraction in Shimla is the Jakhoo Hills. This hilly location offers scenic views of the snow-capped mountains in Shimla. It also houses the highest peak in Shimla, set at an altitude of 800 feet. A visit to the famous Jakhoo Temple is a must as it houses a 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman.
Post this eventful day, you may retire to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Budget: Hillcrest Resort, WelcomHeritage Woodville Palace, The Cedar Grand Hotel and Spa
- Luxury: The Oberoi Cecil, Clarke's Hotel, Oberoi Wildflower Hall
Suggested Restaurants: The Oberoi Cecil Restaurant, Wake & Bake Café, Combermeres Café
Day 2: Sightseeing in Shimla
Start off the day with a hearty breakfast and get set to explore some more of the most popular tourist attractions included in your Shimla Kufri Barog Tour Package.
Dedicate the early morning to pay a visit to the stunning Chadwick Falls. The water falls from a height of 86 feet and makes for a beautiful visual given the numerous Pine and Deodar trees that surround this area.
After spending some serene time at the falls, make your way to one of most historically significant buildings in Shimla, the Viceregal Lodge. This structure was built during the British Era and stands to be one of the most beautiful architectural sights in Shimla.
If you are looking to add some adventure to your trip, do pay a visit to Annandale. This location, set amidst lush greenery offers you the opportunity to indulge in activities like golf, cricket, polo and so on.
Shimla also offers some spectacular wildlife spotting. Pay a visit to the Kiala Forest located in the Kotkhai Valley. This place is an excellent choice for nature lovers. You can enjoy some lush greenery and also spot animals in their natural habitat.
Head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Day Excursion to Kufri
After a scrumptious breakfast, you may head for your day excursion to Kufri, a very popular tourist destination near Shimla. This location is set amidst the lush green valley with a picturesque view of the Himalayas. The perfect weather and serene natural beauty of this location coupled with a variety of adventure activities makes this a perfect vacation spot.
While in Kufri, don’t forget to visit the Kufri Fun World. This amusement park set on top of the mountains is a treat for children and adults alike. From go-karting to exciting rides, this park is surely a must-see during your trip to Kufri.
The best season for skiing in Kufri is between the months of November and February. During this time, do pay a visit to Mahasu Peak to enjoy some excellent skiing activities. Tobogganing and Yak Rides are other activities that are a must-do while in Kufri.
Another popular tourist destination in Kufri is The Himalayan Nature Park. This scenic spot is home to numerous unique and beautiful flora and fauna in the Himalayan region.
After this fun-filled day you may drive back to your Hotel for a good night’s rest.
Day 4: Day Excursion to Barog
Start off your day excursion to Barog with a visit to the famous Dolangi Bon Monastery. This quaint and enigmatic location is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barog.
The Choor Chandni Peak is another famous attraction especially for trekkers and nature lovers. Set at an altitude of 3650 metres above sea level, this mountainous location offers picturesque views of the Pine forests and the stunning snow-capped Himalayan peaks. It is a must-see in during your Shimla Kufri Barog Tour Package.
The Suketi Fossil Park is a very famous tourist attraction in Barog. The park is situated on the Siwalik Ranges and is home to soft sandstone and clay rocks. The park also has numerous life-sized skeleton models and fossils. You can also catch views of fossils of animals that existed over 8.5 million years ago. It is definitely one of the most mesmerizing places in Barog.
After this exciting day, you may return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Checkout and Leave to Shimla Airport
Your Shimla Kufri Barog Tour Package would most definitely have been one of the most exciting experiences but it is now time to bid adieu to this scenic holiday spot. You may checkout from the hotel and head to the Shimla airport.
Option 01: Holiday Home Hotel: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence
Holiday Home Shimla is just located 3km away from the Shimla railway station and 4 km from Ridge and 01 km from St Mary’s Church. The Holiday Home offers comprehensive facilities in a convenient location. Its imposing building faces the heart of town and all major places are within easy distance. Facilities like free parking, restaurant and bar/lounge make you want to come back again and again to the hotel on their future trips to Shimla. The corporate professionals can also make use of the business center the hotel has provided. The ambience of the rooms is very comforting so that you can experience a homely feeling. Hotel The Holiday Home has as many as 69 airy, lavish and well-furnished rooms divided into 7 Luxury Rooms, 15 Super Deluxe Rooms, 10 Cozy Deluxe Rooms, 15 Deluxe Rooms, 14 Semi Deluxe Rooms, 2 Regular Rooms, and 6 Economy Rooms, equipped with all the latest amenities such as wall to wall carpeting.
Conference Hall with capacity of 200 persons
Restaurant serving Indian, Chinese, Continental and Himachali Cuisine (Veg and Nonveg)
Wall to wall carpeting in rooms
Laundry facility available
Parking within premises
Doctor on call
Safe Deposit facility
Bar serving Indian and Foreign Liquor
MasterCard/Visa/American Express Credit Cards accepted
Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Therapy
Option 02: Holiday Inn Shimla: TA Rank (3.5) – Certificate of Excellence
Shimla holiday inn located 3.6 km away from the Mall Road. Provides beautiful and exotic view to the place teak wood floors, hand knotted rugs and rich furnishing. We offer you comfortable rooms and suites designed to provide excellent view of the mountains and valley’s twinkling lights. Each room is thoughtfully designed to enhance your experience of togetherness and is equipped with the most modern facilities.
If you have the passions for game then have a go at our Pool Table, X Box Kinetic, Carom or Chess. For those in mood of romance, dance to the latest music till wee hours of the morning.
FACILITIES PROVIDED BY HOTELS
Romantic View from all rooms
CCTV with five Satellite entertainments
Restaurant Serving multi-cuisine food
Doctor by appointment
Restaurants in Holiday inn
Hotel Holiday Inn Restaurants has a magnificent location with a unique view of the valley as well as Shimla town. We Offer Chinese and Continental cuisines with pure vegetarian food and also offer hot lunches, romantic candlelight dinners.
Option 03: The Cedar Grand Hotel and Spa: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence
The Cedar Grand Hotel and Spa located in the heart of Shimla Hill Resort Sightseeing places close to the hotel are Mall Road, Summer Hill, Christ Church, Jakhu Temple and others. The hotel has 32 luxurious guest rooms, which are centrally heated in winters and give a breathtaking view of Cedar forest. The hotel houses a restaurant and a bar as well to tickle the taste buds of their guests. There is a limited parking space inside the premises.
FACILITIES PROVIDED BY HOTELS
Fax Machine Room
Restaurants in Cedor Grand Hotel
Cedor Grand Hotel provides valley facing restaurant in the queen of hills. Provide several cuisines veg and nonveg. Offering all day evening dinning with well maintained order.
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 Journey 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 degree C and 30 degree 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.
Horse riding and Yak 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 for 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.
Places to visit in Shimla
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 British 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.
Shimla to Kalka by train
Kalka to Shimla through toy train offers a grand view of pine-covered hill tops, flora and fauna, and the typical picture which makes the hills, queen of hills. A toy train has now come under the world heritage list of UNESCO and stands at fourth rank. It fascinates the visitors and there is no going back to their native places. The scenic beauty which starts from Kalka to Shimla is thrilling and wonderful throughout the route. The Kalka Shimla route is 96 km long, including 103 tunnels except for one which no longer exists. The Kalka Shimla train track is a narrow gauge. Every tunnel has its own story. The longest tunnel of Barog will take around 3 minutes to reach the other end. Visitors will also come across the artful humped bridges.