To relax from the hustle bustle of city life every one moves towards hill stations. What better than visiting 'Queen of all hill stations' Shimla? Once the summer capital of India, Shimla is one of the most sought after tourist
destinations. Shimla derives its name from 'shyamala' synonym for Goddess kali. This exotic place is situated on the north-west region of the Himalayas. One can easily witness the old charm of colonial buildings, churches and temples.
The Mall Road, located in the heart of the city, is the most thronged place. It is abound with colorful shops that sell various curios and trinkets to tourists. As movements of vehicles is prohibied so that pedestrians can enjoy the shopping. 'Tara Devi Temple' located near thick forests of oak and rhododendron on top of hill has major significance for pilgrims. 'Chadwick Water Falls' are set amidst thick forest at a height of 1586 metres. There are some ancient temples near it and
a fair is held every year in April. Himachal State Museum showcases a large collection of Pahari miniatures, stone sculpture, local handicrafts, textiles and embroidery. Another major attraction is 'Toy Train' which is mentioned
in Guinness Book of World Records. This train foloows a narrow gauge from kalka to Shimla. During the journey it passes through 107 tunnels and slow speed of the train gives ample opportunity to the passengers to enjoy and feel the joy of raw nature. Viceregal Lodge, Jakhu Temple and Annandale in Shimla are worth visiting too.
The best time to visit Shimla is throughout the year barring monsoon season (July- August). In winter tourists can enjoy
snow fall. In summer they can beat the heat by visiting Shimla.
ShimlaVacation is the trip to the city of queen of the hills served as the capital of Himachal Pradesh situated in the north-west Himalayas in North India. Shimla attracted the tourists from all over the world for various trips like heritage vacations, wildlife trip, adventurous tour, water adventurous trip, lake , fair and festival , religious , eco-trip, trek route trip, camping holidays etc. Shimla vacations also offers various day trip like Shimla day trip to Kali Bari Temple, Shimla day trip to Jakhoo Temple, Shimla day trip to State Museum, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Prospect Hill and Summer Hill. Some other destinations of Shimla holiday day trips are Shimla holiday vacation trip to Chadwick Falls, Sankat Mochan,Tara Devi, Fagu, Narkanda, Kotgarh, Rampur, Jubbal, Naldehra and Shimla holiday day trip to Tattapani and Chindi.