Shimla Travel GuideAmong all the entire attraction, what draws the attention of tourist is the capital city called as Shimla. The capital city of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is one of the picturesque hill stations in India explored by a great number of tourists throughout the year. Set at an altitude of around 2200 meter above sea level, the beautiful hill station of Shimla is counted as the Queen of Hill stations that draw the attention of couples, honeymooners and families as well towards its natural beauty. Bordered by plush greenery, deodar ranges, deep valleys, snow-capped mountain ranges, crystal clear water sources and serene environment, the beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh has a charisma of its own that keep one enticed and persuade to explore the beautiful destination again and again.
Once the summer capital of India (During British Raj), Shimla is also known for its colonial architectural wonders that reflect the British connection as majority of buildings in the hill station are built in Victorian Style. On the other hand, at lower slopes, you will visit the local marketplaces. During your tour to Shimla, you will be busy in exploring numerous wonderful destinations. The Ridge, The Mall and Card Road are must see areas during your honeymoon in Shimla. In addition, Lakkar Bazaar is also a must see place in Shimla that is known for handicrafts and other souvenirs. Not forget to mention the Christ Church on the Ridge is also a wonderful prehistoric monument to explore.
Other attractions in and around Shimla are The Mall, Jakhu Temple, Chadwick Falls, Jakhoo Hill, Dorje Drag Monastery, The Ridge, Christ Church, Lower Bazaar, Viceregal Lodge, Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary, Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park, Tara Devi, State Museum, Photo Art Gallery, Sankat Mochan and the list goes on. There are numerous wonderful slopes and points at hills or attractions in the valley to explore during your Shimla tour. The Mall is a non-traffic area because of historical buildings and other attractions. You will see couples and tour enthusiast walking on the road here. There are numerous restaurants, handicraft emporiums, shops, coffee cafeterias and other shops here to spend some good time, especially in the evening during sun set.
Himachal Tourism Guide offers you attractive tour packages for Shimla that will certainly keep you enticed and spell bound for the time to come.