Shimla is the pleasant city and referred as city of mountains. Since historical period, the city has the attraction for its purity and scenic beauty. During 1864, British decided to make this city as their summer capital. Later, after India got freedom and reorganization of state done, this city came into its full recognition as Mahasu district was merged with Shimla. This city was the reorganized form of 19 hill states. Himachal Pradesh government started enhancing Shimla tourism. A lot of natural beautiful and sightseeing places become the main source of tourism in Shimla. A lot of tourist visiting this city across the world because this city has plenty of option for tourism and a large number of places to visit in Shimla are existing. There are religious, natural and education places to see in Shimla. Tourists not only from India but from various countries of the world like the tourist places in Shimla as the same are full of amenities and natural beauty. At every step, nature has filled some specialties and tourist attractions in Shimla are spread everywhere. Being the one of the most visited tourist spot, there is no shortage of hotels in Shimla and various budget hotels are available. Though, there are some resorts in Shimla but being a hill station there are no beach resorts in Shimla.
Places to be visited in Shimla
JAKHO : Located on the top place of city and has a historical Hanuman temple. Steep climbing road is available upto temple.
KUFRI: One of the finest picnic spots in the world has snow clad mountains.
MASHOBRA: Located near Shimla is a wonderful place with natural beauty.
NALDEHRA: This is located at 19 Kilometers from Shimla.
LAKKAD BAZAR: Within the city and famous for its wooden items. An Ice skating rink is here.
RIDGE: The main ground of Shimla city always crowded with more than 1000 tourists.
THE MALL: This place has the glory of British India and major shopping complexes.
SCANDAL POINT: Located at the end of The Mall. This is the viewing point of snow clad mountains of Kanchenjunga.
SUMMER HILLS: Located at the outskirts in Shimla with a scenic natural beauty. This is also a railway station before Shimla from Kalka side.
HOTELS IN SHIMLA
Hotel Gulmarg Regency (Near The Mall) : 1.6 Kilometers from Railway Station.
Radisson Jass Hotel: (Bharari Road) 3.5 Kilometers from Railway station
Hotel Oberoi Cecil (Chaura maidan) Located at 10 minutes drive from Railway Station.
Hotel De Park (Tara Devi): 1.3 Kilometers from Shimla towards Kalka highway.
Hotel CK International (Near Tuti Kandi ISBT): This is the first drive in hotel at Shimla.
Hotel Bridge View Regency ( The Mall Shimla)
Hotel Surya (Near Victor Tunnel) 1 Km from Shimla Railway Station
RESORTS IN SHIMLA
Toshali Royal View Resort
Galleu Hill Resorts
Hotel Deepjyoti All the Hotels and Resorts mentioned above are affordable and full of amenities.
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