Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh was once a summer retreat for the British rulers. Also known as the Queen of Hills, Shimla is situated at an altitude of 2215 meter above the sea level.
This hill station is for people who want to be close with Mother Nature. The place is popular for its natural beauty and serene environment. The long line of pine and deodar forest ranges, snow-capped mountain, deep valleys, natural springs, crystal clear water rivers and enchanting waterfalls make this place exceptionally beautiful. Shimla still has its old world charm from the British era with beautiful colonial architecture, pedestrian-friendly Mall Road and beautiful churches.
When visiting Shimla, people can also visit the nearby town Kufri, a hill-station covered by snow and Chail, the home to the highest cricket ground in the world. This hill station is a paradise for adventure lovers. While camping and trekking trips are common, one can also opt for scuba diving, horse riding, skydiving, bungee jumping, rafting, hang gliding, ice climbing, rock climbing and lots more.
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The total distance between Bangalore to Shimla is 2471 km by road. There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Bangalore to Shimla. The nearest broad gauge railway station from Shimla is in Kalka which is 89 km away. The road journey from Kalka to Shimla is very beautiful with a lot of tunnels and scenery which adds to the memory of your holiday in Shimla. Chandigarh is the nearest major airport from Shimla and is around 113 km away. Chandigarh-Shimla highway is in a good condition.
Whether you come by train or flight, upon reaching your destination, you can take a car or bus to reach Shimla. Our tour packages from Bangalore to Shimla can help arrange the car for your travel. The driver will be waiting for you duly with the car you will choose to ride. Our timely pickup and drop off facilities will ensure that you don't have to wait much and you can enjoy a hassle-free holiday in Shimla. For booking, contact us today!
Let’s have a look at some of the top attractions in Shimla. Shimla packages include a range of tourist places that include:
Shimla is charming all around the year as each season adds something unique to its beauty. Summers, which last from May to June, are pleasant and make the hill station perfect to escape from the scorching heat of the summer days that most cities of India experience. In winters, which begin from November and lasts till February transforms the hill station to a fairy land.
Avoid Shimla during the monsoon season, which is from July to September, due to unpredictable landslides and poor road conditions.
There is no direct connectivity of flight between Bangalore and Shimla.
The Shimla Airport, also known as Jubbarhatti airport is 23 km away from the main city; however the airport is not functional throughout the year. Hence it is advisable to choose Chandigarh or Delhi as connecting airports. People coming by air till Chandigarh or Delhi can book cabs previously to reach Shimla. From Chandigarh it will take 3-4 hours, while from Delhi airport, it roughly takes around 7-8 hours to reach Shimla.
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