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Weekend Trip to Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Famous for

  • Toy train
  • Hill Stations
  • Skiing
  • Ice-Skating
  • Honeymoon
  • Church
  • Adventure Sports


4 to 10°C

Winter: 14 to 25°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi: 359 kilometers / 5 h ,51 m

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
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  • Dec


Shimla, which existed as the summer capital for the British, is a stunning hill station in Himachal Pradesh. The city is elevated at a height of 2200 meter. The city is India’s favorite honeymoon destination because of its unmatched shining beauty, lower population and its seclusion. The picturesque locations in and around Shimla are covered with luring hills and wide expanse of forests. The lush green surroundings and the white snow give a special charm to this city. For adventure lovers also, Shimla is a favorite destination because tourists can indulge in ice-skating, ice-skiing, mountain trek, mountain climbing and various other adventure sports. Religious travelers also come to this city as there are various temples, mosques, churches and symmetries in and around Shimla. Shimla is also known for its wide range of exotic wildlife. And finally, for shopping lovers, a trip to Shimla is a journey to paradise.

How to Reach Shimla

By Train

Shimla Railway station is the nearest to the city which is connected to major cities of the country. By air is the , best way to reach Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

By Air

The nearest airport is Shimla Airport at Jabarhatti at a distance of 14 km from the city.

By Road

From Delhi, it is easily available to reach Shimla by availing HPRTC buses. The buses run overnight on a regular basis from Delhi to Shimla covering the distance of 360 km in about 9 hours.

Hotels in Shimla

Hotel Willow Banks

Near Tourism Lift, The Mall

Hotel Ashiana Regency Shimla

Near Secretariat, Chotta

Hotel Himland West

Cicular Road

Fairmount Shimla

Earls Field Estate, Near St. Bedes College