The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is one of the most favoured and sought-after hill stations in India. Shimla is renowned for its serene beauty of the rich green landscape, pleasant weather, beautiful valleys, and gorgeous waterfalls. This beautiful destination holds some of the most stunning places- The Ridge, Jakhu Temple, Himalayan Bird Park, Chadwick Falls, Mall Road, Scandal Point, and Tara Devi temple. Add some thrilling activities to your Shimla tour itinerary like- trekking, river rafting which is done at Tattapani, camping, paragliding in Kangra valley, and fishing.
Take the experience of the Kalka- Shimla toy train ride which is truly one of the exciting things to do, enjoy river rafting at river Sutlej which flows near the city and is commonplace for river rafting. Enjoy the serene sunset from Scandal point which offers mesmerizing views of the snowcapped mountains and lush valleys. It is indeed a paradise for nature lovers. Shopaholics can head toward the famous Lakkar Bazar which has a long stretch of shops on either side and offers some of the finest woodwork artifacts. It is indeed a good place to pick souvenirs for loved ones.
Have a look at the best time to visit Shimla for a surreal experience. Plan your visit between March to June when the weather is quite pleasant and is perfect for sightseeing. Do not miss to attend the Shimla summer festival that celebrates the arrival of summer in the form of cultural attractions, folk performances, local handicraft exhibitions, fashion shows and dog shows. One can even plan a visit in the winter season which is from November to February when this place witnesses snowfall. Enjoy snow activities like skiing in Kufri and also indulge in trekking, but it is highly advised to avoid visiting in the monsoon season which starts in July and lasts till September month.