MARCH TO JUNE AND NOVEMBER TO FEBRUARY
3000/- INR PER PERSON
Queen of hills is perfect destination to get rid of scorching northern heat. Temperature ranging from 30°c to 15°c it’s no sweater in daytime. Sunny afternoons but pleasant atmosphere makes it a ideal summer destination.
There are a lot of landslides and rainfall during this period in Shimla. So, not many tourists prefer to visit Shimla during this period. This is a lean period for tourism in Shimla and the hotel rates drop tremendously during this period.
After rain Shimla turns a delight. Slightly cold nights and days but mountains turn misty and dreamy. City is soaked in the mist and hues of rainbows.
Shimla has snowy winters making it a dream destination in chilly season. As this is the winter season, so it snows heavily here. Every year, honeymooners and families gather in the winter season to witness snowfall in Shimla.
Shimla has served as a summer capital from 1865 to 1937. As Britishers found India extremely hot they turned to hill stations in summers. Shimla was mostly build by Britishers.
Many people are unaware that Shimla is set on seven hills. These seven hills are as follows Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Observatory Hill, Bantony Hill, Jakhu Hill, Inverarm Hill and Elysium Hill. The highest peak in Shimla is the towering Jakhu Hill, which is also the location of the famous Jakhu Temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
Found in 1920, Shimla has a natural ice-skating rink. It’s one of its kind in India. Many tourists enjoy this interesting and adventurous activity.
Interestingly Shimla mirch plantation was firstly in India was done in Shimla. When Britishers were ruling India they did capsicum planatation and named in shimla mirch as it was produced in shimla.
Many tourist travel by self transport mode. Shimla is easily accessible by cars. You can also book a cab after reaching Shimla. Mostly tourist attractions are connected via road in shimla.
Queen of hills can be explored by cycling. Rental cycles are available in city and it is a magnificent experience.
There are many local buses which connects to nearby town and villages. You can enjoy a ride on the sloppy roads.
There are many markets which can only by explored by walking. It is the best way to explore these steel roads.
English and Hindi are the dominant languages spoken in Shimla. A sizeable minority does speak Punjabi.
25.51% crime rate is low in Shimla.
89.42% is the literacy rate of Shimla.
169,569 is the population of Shimla.