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Shimla Weather in December

Lush green hills with snow covered peaks offers a glorious view in these days, various winter sports can be played. Christmas and New Year Eve are other main attractions of December. Extra care needs to be taken if travelling with small kids or old people. Fresh snowfall will start from the end o

Shimla Weather in November

Autumn fades away and winter starts to descend from the end of the month. Be prepared with heavy winter clothes and tourists can look forward to enjoying adventures like skating, trekking etc. Tourists can enjoy snow on ground but at high altitudes.

Shimla Weather in October

Autumn reaches Shimla is the month of October, and this is also the beginning of the tourist season after the downpours. Shimla is less crowded in this month with clear sky, visible mountain peaks and chilling nights. Tourists can make plan for any sightseeing and also indulge in various adventur

Shimla Weather in September

Monsoon continues to lash the region and will start to diminish from the mid of this month. Cold wind blows and tourists are advised to carry light woolen cloths. The hills and slopes become more attractive due to lush green covering and finding snow can be a difficult challenge.

Shimla Weather in August

The sky is covered with black clouds for most part of the day and heavy thundershowers occur. This might not be the best time for tourism as natural calamities like landsliding, can often cause road blockages, making it difficult for travel. There wont be any snowfall but snow can be enjoyed on h

Shimla Weather in July

Monsoon has started in this month and Shimla might not serve as a perfect holiday destination during monsoon. Natural calamities like landsliding, tree falling etc occur often due to heavy rainfall. Snow cannot be found on the plains but some snow can be found on high altitudes. The rates of hote

Shimla Weather in June

Monsoon starts to make itself felt in Shimla, however, the rain is not any cause of inconvenience. It is a delightful experience, walking on the crowded Mall Road in evening and night during this month accompanied with great opportunities for shopping. Little snow can be found on the high hilly r

Shimla Weather in April

Ideal time for Wildlife, adventure and tourist activities. The skies are clear and cool winds dominate the region. Lush greenery and scenic beauty of the nature flourishes during the month. Snow can be enjoyed only on high altitudes.

Shimla Weather in March

Spring, the most beautiful time to visit Shimla, starts during March. The month of March is dominated by clear blue skies, cool breeze and lots of greenery, making it an ideal time for tourism. The month is also the beginning of the high-season for Shimla. Snow can be found on the ground but snow

Shimla Weather in February

Chilly wind blows from Himalayan Peaks making the climate very cold. The temperature starts to rise from the end of this month. This place is less crowded at this time of the year and is ideal for honeymoon. Take extra care if travelling with kids or old people. Snowfall continues to create magic

Shimla Weather in January

There is a chance of snowfall during the first week. Cold wind blows from Higher Himalayan region. Perfect time for winter & snow lovers and honeymooners. Precautions needs to be taken if travelling with kids or the aged. The month enjoys fresh snowfall.

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

Places One Can Explore Around Shimla

Though the inexhaustible beauty of Shimla is enough to lose oneself in the lap of nature, if you are a roadie and like exploring the arounds of your holiday destination, Shimla has lots on its platter. If you have the time, here are a few places that should top your list:   K

Most Popular Luxury Hotels in Shimla

Is your idea of a holiday deeply rooted in the finest worldly luxuries, great international cuisine, beautiful unspoiled estates and facilities fit for royalty? If yes, here are a few places to stay you would like to remember when planning your trip to Queen of the Hills, Shimla: Th

Cheapest Stay Options in Shimla

For the backpackers heading to Shimla it is time to rejoice, as you can surely find very affordable accommodation in the bustling hill town of Shimla. Dump your bags and worries here and head on to explore Shimla by trekking around! A few good places where you are likely to find real cheap accomm

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

Climate of Shimla

If you are planning a trip to the ever beautiful Shimla, make space for your woolen clothes in your bag as the pristine hill station welcomes you with cool breezes all through the year. The alluring beauty of Shimla is well complemented by its various mood swings in terms of climate. Summ

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

Tara Devi Temple Shimla

Tara devi temple is an age old temple in Shimla, dedicating to Goddess Tara which located some 11 kms away from the city atop a small hill. The attractive part about th

River Rafting at Tattapani Shimla

Tattapani is a four hour journey from Shimla, you can hire a cab or board a local bus. Once you cross the metal bridge, you can take a right towards the rafting spot.

Shimla Weather in May

Temperature varies from 11 to 29°C in May. This is the hottest month of the year, but is not at all a causes of any inconvenience to the tourists as the days are warm and nights are chilly.

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.

Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla

Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), formerly the Himachal Pradesh Medical College (HPMC), is a state-owned medical college and hospital in Shimla in the state of Himachal Pradesh in India.

Lakkar Bazaar Shimla

Lakkar Bazaar is a marketplace adjoining the Ridge in Shimla, India. Shops offer wooden articles targeted mainly at tourists. There is also a roller skating rink in Lakkar B

Scandal Point Shimla

This is known to be the place where Prince of Patiala took panga with Daughter of Viceroy of India and thus the Scandal. Patiala Prince was thrown out of Shimla and he then

Indian Institute of Advanced Study Shimla

The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is a prestigious research institute based in Shimla, India. It was set up by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 1964 and it started functioning from October 20, 1965.

The Ridge Shimla

The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. It runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal point.

Jakhoo Temple Shimla

Dedicated to Hindu God Hanuman, this ancient temple is a steep 45 minute trek from the Mall road. The most attractive aspect about thia temple is the 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman that adds to the sacred environment of the temple.

Green Valley Shimla

Shimla Green Valley this a very big Tourest in area.

Tattapani Shimla

Tattapani, a few km from Shimla is a wonderful sightseeing spot. Set along side the Satluj river, the spot is popular for the hot springs. The hot springs are set to have healing properties and are much revered by the locals around.

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