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Shimla

Shimla is the capital city of the state of Himachal Pradesh of India. It is hot spot for your summer retreat but you can visit this place all around the year. Shimla in itself is a hill station and often recognized as ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. You can view some of the exotic hills and snow valleys of India in this state which will impress you with their picturesque landscape and serene climate.

Shimla is the most popular tourist destinations of India and people from all over the globe visit this place to enjoy various activities and enjoy their summer vacation at best.

Shimla

Shimla, Source-:Flickr, roman korzh

Why visit Shimla?

 

  • You cannot miss the various watersports played here such as paragliding, skiing, mountaineering and fishing. You can visit at ‘The Mall’ which is the largest and prime shopping arcade of Shimla and people visit this place for various shopping and dining purposes as there are many restaurants and exclusive eateries are there in ‘The Mall’.
  • If you want to see the beauty of the mountains from Jakhu Hiils where you can have the exotic views of the snow valleys of Shimla and the beautiful township then you must visit this place. The hanuman Temple atop the hill is really sacred and an older one. Many people also opt for trekking on this hill.
  • You cannot ignore the Chadwick Falls, Viceregal Lodge for exclusive views of natural beauty which one can view as beautiful hills and valleys and most importantly you can visit the Chadwick Falls in the rainy season where you can see the enhanced beauty of the falls.
  • You are a keen lover of animals and love them to click in your camera then you cannot miss the Himalayan Bird Park which is also known as the Himalayan Aviary. Here you can watch out for Peacocks, Peafowl, Pheasants, Himalayan Monal, and many other bird species also you can visit the Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary to watch barking deer, porcupine, flying squirrel, goral, pine marten, and leopard.

Shimla Tips and Recommendations

 

  • People should explore not only Shimla but also the great hotspots around Shimla like Kufri, Kasauli, Tattapani, Naldehra, Solan, Chail Sanctuary, Renuka Lake, and many other places, and they are equally mesmerizing and attractive as this place.
  • While visiting the Jakhu Hills do not miss to view the sunset and the sunrise from this hill as it seems like gold is melting on the icy peaks of the Himalayas. And the scene is really mesmerizing and priceless.
  • Do visit the Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park where you can have a great tie with your family and friends as this place offer various adventurous activities like Flying Fox, Commando Net, Burma Bridge Crossing, Rock Climbing and many more activities.
  • DO not miss to have dinner, lunch and breakfast in the great and awesome restaurants of ‘The Mall’. As here there are numerous eateries and restaurants are present which will serve great Indian and Continental food. You can also have great Chinese, European and Italian food in some of the restaurants and they are quite affordable too.

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