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Shimla Has Wonderful Spots to Visit and Enjoy

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 21st 2012 | Views:
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Shimla was the summer capital of British India , now the capital of Himachal Pradesh, and it is now one of the most beautiful Hill stations at 2205 m elevation attracting large number of tourists to avail the excellent facilities provided by the HP tourism and easy accessibility facilitated by the transport system of the country, with the Airport at Jubbar-Hatti which is 23 km away, Kalka being the nearest Rail station and all the Northern cities quite at proximate distances to reach Shimla by road, making Shimla tour a pleasant holiday plan for everyone’s budget.

There are many spots of attraction a traveller would love to visit during a Shimla tour, which include

•The ridge, which is a large open space providing excellent views of mountain ranges, neo-gothic architectural beauty of Christ Church and the neo-Tudor library building

•The popular Lakkar Bazar selling impressive wood craft items and souvenirs

•Shimla’s highest peak Jakhoo Hill with a Shrine for Lord Hanuman, providing scope for enjoyable walks too during Shimla tourism.

•St. Michael’s Cathedral, the dressed stone church artistically adorned with stained glass fixtures

•State Museum hosting collection of Himachal’s heritage rich material, in the form of artefacts, carvings, paintings and sculptures

•The Indian Institute of Advanced Study, which was the Vice regal Lodge in the past

•The Glen which is a picnic spot in a thickly wooded forest location where a stream flows too

•Annandale, a spot amidst thick deodar forest housing an ancient temple, a must see spot in Shimla tours.

•Kamna Devi temple which is located in the Prospect Hill, the hill itself being a panoramic sight-seeing location

•Sankat Mochan temple of Lord Hanuman and Tara Devi temple

•Mashobra, which is a thickly wooded forest in about 12 km distance, with a few old temples in it for worship

•Kufri and Fagu offering wide views from a height of about 2500 m, where restaurants run by Himachal Tourism are providing enjoyable eating pleasure

•Chail, the former summer capital of Patiala State, which is a Luxury Hotel today, impressively converted by Himachal Pradesh Tourism

•Tattapani where the hot sulphur springs are believed to be of medicinal value

Himachal tourism and celebrated Travel Agents have structured wonderful Shimla tour packages at affordable prices from all important destinations in India, whereas the Shimla tour commences by road from New Delhi, from which destination, participants from various other locations are received by the travel conductors.

Most of the Shimla tours cover places like Manali, which is an important tourist point in Himachal Pradesh, besides other locations in HP tourism area.

Adolf Jamie - About Author:
Shimla Tourism - MakeMyTrip is the one stop destination for Shimla Holidays & Shimla tourism packages with wide range of Holiday Package deals. Shimla is famous spot for tourism as provides various tourist attractions for people for their Shimla Holidays.

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