Overview

Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill station with

its Victorian structures, ancient temples, stone churches and the ever so busy Mall Road. All of this, surrounded by the snow peaked Himalayas.

Places To Visit

  1. Kufri famous for its trekking and hiking trails. It is also known for nature parks and picnic spots. It is famous for winter sports. This place is also full of lush green hills. It is famous for it’s ski slopes, and panoramic views where deep valleys and forests rise towards the lofty Himalayas.
  2.  Christ Church
  3. Naldehra
  4.  Tattapani is simply a heaven for adventure lovers. Nestled on the banks of Satluj, the region is popular for its natural hot water springs, lush green valleys, and one of the finest rafting experiences that attract thousands of tourist every year.
  5. Indian Institute Of advance Studies
  6. Chadwick waterfall: The splendor of first rays hitting the water.
  7. Military Museum at Annandale
  8. The famous Tudor Library located on Ridge Road, near the Scandal Point.

Things To Do

There are many adventure activities in Shimla that you can enjoy like Sightseeing,

> Shopping at Lakkar Bazar: Pocket-friendly shopping in Shimla and Rafting at Tattapani,
> Ice skating: Asia’s only open-air ice skating rink
> Trekking to the top of Jakhu Temple: One of the many treks in Shimla
> Walking through the pine forests: Enjoy a nature walk through the green splendor.

Best Time To Visit Shimla

Shimla is a year-round destination. However, due to heavy rainfall and the high possibility of landslides, it must be avoided during the monsoon season (July – September).

March – June: Summers in Shimla are pleasant and perfect for trekking, camping, and rafting. You would need light woolens during the night hours.

October – February: Winters in Shimla are popular for snowfall and snow activities. You would need thick woolens.

The best time to visit Shimla is December – February, especially for those who wish to enjoy the snow. One can go skiing and ice-skating during this period.

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Shimla
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 5131
  3. POPULATION : 813384
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi, English, Punjabi & Pahari
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 19 to 28
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : -1 to 10
  7. RELIGION : Hinduism,Sikhism,Muslim &Christianity