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Shopping in Shimla

Shimla is equally popular for its bustling markets as it is for its mesmerizing scenic beauty and lovely people. When it comes to shopping, the beautiful hill station has a lot to offer to its guests. You will love to explore the Mall Road which has many shops selling amazing woolen clothes, beau

Tourism Office in Shimla?

Shimla Tourism Office comes under the supervision of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC). It is a regional branch of HPTDC where you can collect all the information about Shimla required for traveling. The attending officer caters to the need of the tourists arriving to the c

Tips One Need To Keep in Mind While Visiting Shimla

The Culture and lifestyle of Shimla reflects the traditions and life patterns of the pahari people. The people living here follow the ideology of simple living and high thinking. These down to earth people come from a mix of various tribes and races, and follow their traditions and rituals with f

Lifestyle And Culture of Shimla

The Culture and lifestyle of Shimla reflects the traditions and life patterns of the pahari people. The people living here follow the ideology of simple living and high thinking. These down to earth people come from a mix of various tribes and races, and follow their traditions and rituals with f

History of Shimla

Welcome to the "Queen of Hills", a name which is very rightly given to Shimla. The picture perfect beauty and the beautiful colonial structures will allure you with their charm. No wonder, it has been a popular summer retreat for several decades. Shrouded in forests of Pine, Rhododendron and Oak,

Popular Festivals And Events in Shimla

Drop your bag of worries in some forlorn land and get ready to be transformed in this magical place that awaits you with lots of joy and merriment. Shimla is an amalgamation of various cultures and traditions.The people here belong to different tribes and races giving it a rich cultural heritage.

Various Activities That One Can Enjoy in Shimla

Undertake the enjoyable and adventurous journey to Shimla which mesmerizes you with its elegant colonial structures, picture perfect natural beauty and loads of adrenaline pumping adventure sports. You can enjoy different sports at different times during the year.  Take a look at some of the

Important Emergency Contacts in Shimla

Nature’s own child Shimla welcomes you to explore its mesmerizing beauty and enchanting surroundings. Just like its advisable to wear a life jacket before you plunge into the deep blue sea to discover the heaven beneath, we advise you to make note of some important contact numbers of Shimla

Two Day Itinerary For Shimla.

Day 1 There could be no better way to start your morning than to sample the finest Choley Bhature of Shimla at Ram Prasad Choley Bhature Wale. Known far and wide for its lip smacking Choley Bhature, its best to head here for breakfast as all his fare is polished off by noon. After

Different Modes To Reach Shimla

Road The favourite route of  travel to Shimla, prefered by most North Indian travellers is driving down. If Delhi is your starting point, Shimla is about 343 kms away, which translates into a drive of 8 to 9 hours with eating breaks and pit-stops. It is advisable to take the Pa

Horse Riding Shimla

Take a horse ride amidst the bustling bylanes of Shimla (Ridge Road) and enjoy the stunning views of Himalayas. You will cherish the experience of horse riding amidst surreal b

Best Season or Time To Visit Shimla

Shimla is beautiful throughout the year and can be visited in any month, however, September to June will be the best months for travelling to Shimla. Winter (October to February) are ideal for enjoying snowfall, skiing and ice skating. Average temperature during winter is 8°C and can

Shimla Flight

Kingfisher Airlines, operating the sole daily flight from Delhi to Shimla, could not carry more than 28 passengers on its return journey because of load restrictions imposed on the aircraft due to Shimla''s high altitude.

Shimla Airport

Shimla Airport is an airport located in Jabarhatti, 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Shimla in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The airport was constructed by cutting down a mountaintop a

Delhi Shimla Train - Kalka Shimla Railway

The Kalka–Shimla Railway is a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge railway in North-West India travelling along a mostly mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla. It is known for breathtaking views of the hills and surrounding villages.
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