One a Summer capital of British ruled Government, Shimla still keep the charm of india’s Colonial era. Old buildings, hand painted signs in the market, fetching iron lamp posts and Anglo Saxon names keeping its beauty. A famous hill station and holiday retreat, this is where people from all over India came to enjoy their holidays. Cars are not allowed in the town as the roads are narrow and altitude is high enough. You have to visit the town by walk. Surrounded by lush hills with snowy peaks, this capital of himachal Pradesh exhibits nature’s many glories.
Still displaying the colonial appeal, Viceregal lodge, once a summer abode for india viceroys has now become the Indian institute of advanced studies. Situated 3 KM far from Shimla Mall Road, guided tours are conducted on regular basis.
Here are some of the best places to visit in Shimla While your Visit:
Kufri: Kufri is located at the distance of 19 km from Shimla and can be reached easily from Shimla. One can reach Kufri by road since the hill station is located very near to the NH 22. Kufri is famous for skiing and hiking that definitely must be tried at least once when you visit Kufri. Snow covered hills make it the hotspot for trying your hand at skiing. Best time to visit Kufri is during winter between Novembers to February.
Annandale: Annandale is a flat area in Shimla that has been developed as the playground of the city. The ground is used to play cricket with other sports like golf and polo.
Jakhoo Hills: Jakhoo hill is the highest point of the city. It is covered with the alpine trees. On the top of the flat hill os the colorful Jakhoo temple as well as the newly built Hanuman statue is favourite place for the visitors who enjoy calm and peace, you just need to be beware of the criminal monkeys who are ready to rob food from visitors.