Things to do in Shimla
Shimla, the name of the city itself is sufficient for you to think about beautiful landscapes and snowy hills. Known as ‘Queen of Hills’ located at an elevation of 2,276m Shimla was used to be once the summer capital of India, during the reign of the British Empire "
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Jan 08, 2020
Shimla, the name of the city itself is sufficient for you to think about beautiful landscapes and snowy hills. Known as ‘Queen of Hills’ located at an elevation of 2,276m Shimla was used to be once the summer capital of India, during the reign of the British Empire. The charm of this city has never faded and it is one of the go-to
estinations for travel lovers.
Shimla which is also the capital city of Himachal Pradesh is the place where you can plan your trip around the year, but still, it is recommended to avoid the trip during rainy seasons since there could be heavy rainfall or chances of landslides. There are many things which can be enjoyed during your Shimla tour, here we have shortlisted a few activities which will make your Shimla tour imperishable.
A Toy Train Ride
You might have had many train journeys, but this train ride will give you mesmerizing experience. Toy Train runs from Shimla to Kalka and covers beautiful terrain full of greenery. Taking you through 102 tunnels, 864 bridges, and 919 exciting curves, this entire train site has been declared as "World Heritage" by UNESCO.
If you are an adventure lover, then skiing in Kufri is the one thing which you would never like to miss. To enjoy the snow rides, you should visit Shimla in the winter season. The snow-filled slopes and charismatic views are famous worldwide in Kufri.
Rafting in the Satluj River
If you want to experience the rapids of white water of the Satluj river, then rafting is a must-do activity. The river rafting stretch of 15km which starts from Chaba and ends at Tattapani village makes your adrenaline rush to reach on its top.
Trekking through the Hills
Shimla is known as Queen of Hills, and trekking through the green hills will give you a soothing experience. Jakhoo Temple which located at the highest peak of Shimla about 2,455m is famously known for the ancient temple of Lord Hanuman. Trekking through the hilly track and reaching the top is one of the popular activities done by tourists.
Ice-Skating in Natural Ice-Skating Rink
Shimla has Asia’s only open-air Ice-skating Rink, and this should be enough to get excited about planning a trip to Shimla and putting skating on your to-do list. The everlasting experience of ice-skating in the lap Himalayan Range is something you don't want to miss.
A day with wildlife
Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal place if you want to experience the blissful flora and fauna. Located at a distance of eight kilometres, this place is home to various animals like leopards, deer, jaguars, etc. and especially to 100 various Birds species.
Shimla is a place that will always remain your heart, and all these activities will add fun to your trip. So why to wait further start planning your vacation along with your family or friends and make sure to add some adventurous activities through your exotic trip.