Whether you want to escape from the unbearable summer days or the smog filled winter months of Delhi, the best place to visit is Shimla. This popular hill resort is the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh. From Delhi, people often come to Shimla during long weekends as this hill station has easy accessibility, developed infrastructure, plethora of tourist spots and the salubrious climate. Shimla offers everything a tourist can ask for and hence makes the best contender for a memorable holiday in India.
Colonial architecture plays an important role in attracting tourists to Shimla. There are number of buildings from Shimla's previous incarnation as the summer capital of British India. One such building is the Gaiety Theatre, which was built in 1877 and is considered as an epitome of fine British architecture. Small trekking also makes a holiday in Shimla memorable. Some of the most famous treks are to Dhanu Devta Temples, Kamna Devi Temple, Chadwick Falls, Jakhoo Temple and Tara Devi Temple. Other adventurous activities include camping, scuba diving, horse riding, skydiving, bungee jumping, rafting, hang gliding, ice climbing, rock climbing and lots more.
When you are in Shimla, you cannot miss the toy train ride between Kalka and Shimla. The toy train goes through tunnels and amidst the mountains that gives you the feeling that you are enjoying a fairy tale journey. For shopping lovers, Lakkad Bazaar, a wood market in Shimla can keep them busy for hours. This market is famous for its wood items like walking sticks and decorative articles. Depending upon your budget, you can shop for souvenirs.
If you are planning a trip to Shimla from Delhi, you can choose one of our Delhi to Shimla Tour packages. Depending upon your duration of your holiday, we can prepare a customized package from Delhi to Shimla. We also have special Shimla Package from Delhi for couple also. Right from car bookings to train tickets, from hotel accommodation to an itinerary, we will offer you the best service.
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One can choose to travel from Delhi to Shimla by car. The total distance from Delhi to Shimla by car is around 346 kilometres. Estimated travel time is around 8 - 9 hours. If you are an expert driver, you can driver yourself or hire a chauffeur-driven one way cab or get an outstation taxi rental. There are options available to book a shared taxi if you are on a budget trip.
As Shimla is a favourite destination, when booking a car, you must do it at least 5-10 days in advance. We can make all the arrangements related to your travel. Book one of our Shimla tour package from Delhi and relax. Right from car rental to hotel accommodation, we can do all the arrangements so that you can concentrate just on your holiday in Shimla.
Travel by bus from Delhi to Shimla can be another great option. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Shimla.
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 direct flight between Delhi 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.
At least 1 flight is flying daily from Delhi to Shimla. The major airline offering flight service from Delhi to Shimla is Air India. People coming by air can book cabs previously to reach Shimla. You can even hire an AC car to reach Shimla. We can arrange the car services according to your plan. From Shimla Airport it will take less than an hour to reach the hill resort.
We can arrange the flight tickets as well as car services according to your plan. We offer the best Shimla tour packages from Delhi.
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