Shimla gained popularity as the summer capital during the times of British rule in India. With its lush green meadows, mighty mountains and cozy hotels, Shimla constantly pulls a large number of tourists every year. If you are planning to head towards Shimla, be ready to witness nature and commercialization co-existing in this resplendent hill station. Here are the 5 things you should definitely do on your next trip to cherish Shimla’s hidden beauty and wonders.


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If you wish to get bewitched by mother nature, try camping at Shimla. Our Snow Trail Camp is located at the Kufri-Chail Road. Present at a height of 2250 m, camping here offers you a wide view of the landscape. Camping allows you to stretch your muscles, as activities like Rock Climbing, Burma Bridge, Flying Fox, etc., enables a person to stay indefatigable.


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Some easy treks are available from Shimla. The trek up to Chail would provide you the serenity of mountains and the thrill of an adventure. Other treks to Jalori Pass and Hattu Peak can also be pursued by the trek enthusiasts. It is the best way to see the side of Shimla that remains concealed amidst the mainstream tourist spots.


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If the tourist inside you wants to enjoy as much as the explorer, then Shimla has plenty of options for sightseeing. A lot of ancient structures are inspired by renaissance architecture. Buildings like Viceregal Lodge and Jubbal palace along with the mall road and the ridge has been among the most popular spots of Shimla.

Toy Train

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A Toy train stretches between Kalka and Shimla. Both Non-AC and AC coaches are available for your convenience. The train gives you a panoramic view of the hills. As the train starts moving on the tracks, trees and hills sprint by, capturing you into a trance. Sit inside the train and relax while taking in the allure of Himachal Pradesh.

Spiritual Excursion

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Shimla is the abode to many temples which can easily be reached by car or simply by hiking. Jhakoo Temple, Kali Bari Temple and Tara Devi Temple are among the most famous temples of Shimla. If you wish to give your exploration trip a spiritual turn, these temples would provide you exactly that.

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