Mashobra is a beautiful town in Shimla connected through Hinustan – Tibet Road. Built by Lord Dalhousie in the year of 1850, the beautiful town is also famous for housing one of the two presidential retreats in India (Only Two). Another one is in Secunderabad named as Rashtrapati Nilayam. President of India visits the place once in a year.
Being a part of Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary and Catchment Area, Mashobra is also famous for wildflower Hall at Chharabra that has now convereted into Oberoi Hotels. The Reserve forest sanctuary is famous for Cedar, Pine, and Oak and Deodar trees. You will also get a chance to see monkeys, Baboons, Jackals, Barking Deer and may be Leopard.
Mashobra – Points of Interests
During your tour to the beautiful town of Shimla, you will see some of the wonderful tourist places that include :
The Mall Road – Mall Road is one of the must see merchant line and street for shops in Shimla. You will find numerous handicraft centrs, cafeterias and restaurants at Mall Road.
The Ridge - The Ridge is a large open space in Mashobra in the heart of Shimla. It is also known as the hub of cultural activities in Shimla
Jakhoo – Jakhoo Temple is one of the famous temples to see in Shimla. It is very close to The Ridge at an altitude of 2455 meter above sea level.
Christ Church – It is the second oldest church in India known for its amazing architectural wonder and to present you the spectacular view of Mashobra in Shimla.
Rashtrapati Niwas – Also known as Viceregal Lodge, It is on the observatory hills of Shimla and the prime attraction and ancient architectural wonder of Shimla to explore.
How to Reach Mashobra
Shimla is the main destination to reach Mashobra that is well connected via all modes of transportation, expecting waterways.