About Shimla Shimla originally used to be the summer capital of the East India Company. After India achieved independence, Shimla was declared the capital of Himachal Pradesh Shimla, the “queen of the hills”, is a beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. Besides being the ultimate summer retreat it remains an ideal spot for adventure sports.
About Shimla Tourists can go in for the various treks to the Kullu valley or indulge in trout fishing at the Pabbar River The more adventurous may ski at the Narkanda and Kufri from January to mid-March. The nine-hole golf course at Naldehra is also a major draw for the tourists.
Weather & Best Time To Visit Shimla Temperature: Summer (Mar to Jun) – Max: 27°C, Min: 14°C; Winter (Nov to Feb) – Max: 10°C, Min: -7°C The best season to visit Shimla is from April to August. December & January are ideal for those wanting to visit in winters
How To Reach By Air Shimla has an airport By Train New Delhi to Kalka Kalka to Shimla (Toy Train) By Road From New Delhi/Chandigarh/Kalka
Distance From Relevant Cities Delhi 350 Kms Kalka 91 Kms Chandigarh 119 Kms Manali 250 Kms All distances are approximate
Shimla View Image courtesy: Aawaravineet, Wikipedia
Mall Road Image courtesy: Betelgeuse, Wikipedia
The Ridge Image courtesy: Betelgeuse, Wikipedia
Toy Train – Kalka Shimla Image courtesy: hpshimla.nic.in