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To have a vacay amidst the pristine nature, snow clad mountains, and gushing rivers, Shimla and Man nali is a perfect setting out of a fairy tale. Shimla and Manali equally offer a mesmerizing background with many temples and lots of thrilling adventures to experience.



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Chail: It is popular for the cricket pitch, which is said to be the world’s highest cricket pitch. It is surrounded by mighty pine and deodar trees contributing calm and peaceful atmosphere. Chail Palace is situated within this area and it is popular for its architecture magnificence. It offers an amazing view of bright sparkling city lights that makes you mesmerized especially in the night times. It is a must visit place for photographers and peace seekers. Your Shimla tourismwill remain incomplete if you miss to visit Chail.

Kufri: Kufri is the major winter sports center. It is situated 2622 meters above the sea level. Situated the footsteps of huge Himalayas, Kufri was once under the Nepal Kingdom. You can enjoy some exciting and adventurous water sports activities like ice skating and skating. Its picturesque location sweeps the heart of any traveler. It is an adventure destination and recommended place for photographers.

Chadwick Falls: It is one of the popular tourist places in Shimla. It is surrounded by thick pine and deodar trees and dense forests. When you look at the spot on whole, you will notice an enthralling view. During monsoon, the water level of Chadwick Falls increases and makes the place to look more beautiful due to sparking water. It is definitely a treat to people who wish to experience and view appealing ambience and beauty at one spot. Ensure to include Chadwich Falls in your Shimla tour package.

The Scandal Point: The Scandal Point is one among the famous visiting places in Shimla. If you are a mountain lover, you would totally enjoy the views of snowcapped mountains and mesmerizing scenes of valley surrounding Shimla. It also houses a famous library – Tudor Library. It is a marvelous place which you should visit for sunrise and sunset. In simple words, it is an amazing viewing point loved by photographers.

Jakhoo Hill: It is said to be Shimla’s highest peak. The height of the hill is 800 feet. It is included in most Shimla tourism packages. It is actually a temple at the top of hill. It is visited by both pilgrims and nature lovers. They come to see the grand 800 feet Hanuman statue situated inside the Jakhoo temple. Adventure seekers can trek to visit this temple. It is safe to climb during morning hours. The temple is open from 7.00 AM to 8.00 PM.

Other interesting place you should visit during your Shimla tour include Annandale, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Summer Hills and the Shimla State Museum.

Ice Skating: The Skating ring in Shimla is oldest one in Asia and sole air-rink of India. You can enjoy your skating experience here from the month of December till February. Shimla tour packagesfrom Chennai especially includes a visit to the skating ring in Shimla. Trekking: Experiencing the beauty of Shimla remains incomplete without going for a trek on the sloppy snowy paths of this hill station. Shimla is popular for its amazing trekking trails. Ensure to avoid trekking in the monsoon months as during this time the area is accident prone. River-Rafting: Although a hill station Shimla offers a breathtaking experience of river rafting to the visitors who are keen lover of adventure. Shimla tourism packages especially cover river rafting for the adventure freak groups. A cozy walk on the Mall Road: If you booked a Shimla honeymoon package for you and your partner then the trip will remain incomplete until the time you take a cozy walk hand in hand with your partner. If you want to get the true feel of Shimla then visiting the mall road is a must for you. The breathtaking view of the nearby areas from the mall road will make your trip a memorable one for a lifetime. Lakkar Bazaar: Lakkar means wood and in Lakkar Bazaar you will get the best wooden merchandise which can be a great take away gift for your near and dear ones. All local handicrafts of Himachal Pradesh are available in this market area. Sunrise view at Chadwick waterfall: The Blissful look of the Sunrise at Chadwick waterfall will make you fall in love with the place. It's a 7 Km drive from Shimla. The aesthetic beauty of the place along with greenery all around will be the best gift for any nature lover to this place.
The festive mood shared in Shimla is amazing. You can experience the real festive spirit during various festivals and fairs of Shimla. Some common fairs and festivals in Shimla are explained in the following:

Bharara Fair: It occurs on 1st of May. It is dedicated to God Koteshwar. The followers please him by sacrificing goats. You can see people coming from various regions, different creeds and castes participating in this festival. Amazing Hindola rides and popular Natti dance are major attractions of Bharara Fair.

Rohru Fair: The celebrations take place at the River Pabbar locality. It is celebrated on Baisakh month on 9th and 10th. Huge crowds gather to witness the celebration. The special Natti dance will be performed as part of celebration.

Lavi Fair: It can be easily watched in Rampur district. It is celebrated during November. Lavi Fair takes place in a grand manner. There will be sale of numerous items like clothes, utensils, food grains, etc. Several cultural shows and Natti dance will take place.

Other popular festivals of Shimla include Sipi Fair, Mahasu Jatar and Bhoj Fair. The festivals and fairs of Shimla are quite unique.
Shimla is a perfect destination for honeymoon and romance. The mesmerizing hills and extreme cold environment make you fall in love with nature more and more. Shimla has moderate temperature in the summer and cold climate during winter. It has subtropical highland climate. It is best to visit Shimla during summer season.

Summer months is best for Shimla sightseeing. The summer months start from March and extends till June. It is an amazing time to roam, enjoy and play in the valleys. However, you need to wear light woolen clothes in evenings. It is the favorite destination for tourists from all parts of the world. During summer, the weather would be pleasing and temperature would range between 15 degrees Celsius and 30 degrees Celsius.

April to October : Summer months in shimla remains very hot and humid. You may find hard to explore and indulge in outdoor activities. But still, all the stores and mail are fully air-conditioned and you can continue to shop as you wish. April and May are peak summer seasons where the temperature would start to rise. It may even hit forties. Cheap shimla tour packages are easily available during these months.

Naldhera: In this small Hill station you can enjoy a game of golf. Nature walk with your soul mate in Naldhera will make the vacation a memorable one for you. The picturesque view of the hill stations will give an eye soothing experience. Popular Shimla tour package does cover Naldhera in it.

Kasauli: This hill station is surrounded by forest of oak and pine chestnut trees. This tiny hill station offers a breathtaking view for honeymoon couples for some cozy moments. Shimla tourism packages covers Kasauli as a getaway location from Shimla and located between Chandigarh and Shimla.

Kufri: Go for a yak ride or skiing on the slopes filled with snow in Kufri. This place is situated at a distance of 13 km from Shimla and is winter capital, for sports.

Chail: This is a hill town which was developed by Patiala Maharaja when he got expelled Shimla the then British capital during the 19th Century.

There are some many restaurants and so many dishes which one will love to taste when on a trip to Shimla Himachal Pradesh.

Channa Madra: One of the most popular Himachali dishes which are must to taste when you are in shimla. It's a thick, gravy cooked using yogurt and made of white and black color chick peas

Chicken Anardana: For non-veg lovers it's a dish which will make them fall in love with Himachali food for ever. Ground anardana is used for preparing the gravy for this dish and it's healthy. It's spicy but still perfect even for a weal stomach.

Siddus: In the winter climatic condition of Shimla this dish will make you feel warm and strong from inside. It is made of flour which is overnight treated with yeast. Poppy seeds is used in this dish. Stuffing is done either with use of minced mutton filling or using a sweet filling for vegetarian people.

Sepu badi Madra: It's a great starter on any Himachali festive occasion. The main ingredient used in this dish is Mukund Badi. The dish is made using Urad and Chana Dal which gets soaked for overnight period. The mixture is completely boiled and then cut into pieces. Before cooking these pieces are properly burnt in fire and then cooked in gravy style using yogurt

Some of the leading Shimla resorts are serving these authentic dishes.
As Shimla, Himachal Pradesh is one of the prime tourist places in India, it can be easily accessed by rail, road or air. The city is excellently connected to important cities like New Delhi, Kullu and Chandigarh. By Air: It is easy to access by air. Shimla has its own airport that is named Jubbarhatti. It is situated 23 kilometers from major city center. The best part of this airport is flights from Kullu, Chandigarh and New Delhi operate on daily basis. By Train: It is enchanting to travel in toy train from Kalka to Shimla with 107 lofty arched bridges and tunnels. There are about four train travelling back and forth from Shimla. By Road: Shimla is well connected to important cities of North India by numerous bus services. It includes private bus operators and Himachal Road Transport Corporation buses. If you want to reach Shimla from Delhi, you can take a luxury bus and reach Shimla within overnight travel.
For visitors Shimla is a destination to explore all the year round.

From March till June: Weather is absolutely fabulous and perfect for any type of activities in outdoor locations of shimla. During this period the weather will vary in between 15°C to 30°C and is perfect for Shimla sightseeing.

From July till September:It's not the peak season for Shimla trip due to heavy rainfall, but surely will give the chance to get natural view of the hill station at a cheap price.

From October till February:Another season to explore Shimla where visitors can experience snowfalls and the beauty of the hill peaks covered with snow. During this time weather is chilling one and temperature varies between 8°C to -2°C.

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