Shimla, the capital of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most popular hill stations in the country. The tourist destination got prominence in British era. With snow capped mountains, steep slopes and swift running streams Shimla, is a perfect holiday destination in North India. The name Shimla is derived from Shyamala, another name of Goddess Kali. It is located at a distance of 343 km. from Delhi and is at an altitude of 2,213 mt. above sea level.
A tour to Shimla, gives you an insight into the natural beauty of this part of India. The State museum in Shimla holds some of the most ancient treasures of India. Various local handicrafts costumes and ornaments are displayed in the museum.
Jakhu Hill is at a height of 8000 ft. above sea level and is located at a distance of 2 kms. from Shimla. The hills provide an excellent opportunity for trekking expeditions. The temple of Lord Hanuman is situated at the top of the hill. Christ Church is the oldest church in northern India. Glass windows with special glass designs signify virtues like hope faith, patience and clarity are also found in the church.
Summer Hill gives you a feeling of being one with nature and is an ideal place to be away from the city life. The hills are at a height of 6500 ft on the railway track of Shimla-Kalka. Annandale is known as the ‘playground of Shimla’ situated at a height of 6117 ft. above sea level. It is famous for organizing Games like Polo & Cricket. All these things add value to the Shimla tour package.
Tara Devi, a hill located at a distance of 11km from the Bus stand gets its name from the temple that is dedicated to the Goddess of stars. A Shimla tour gives you the best chance to mingle with nature. Moreover a number of outdoor sports like skating, rock climbing, river rafting and trekking makes your travel to Shimla an experience to cherish for long.