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Pandavas of Mahabharat Join Celebrations at Shimla Every Year

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 21st 2012 | Views:

Shimla was the summer capital of British India , now the capital of Himachal Pradesh, and it is now one of the 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 distance to reach Shimla by road, making Shimla tour a pleasant holiday plan for everyone’s budget.

There are few other locations apart from Shimla town for a traveller to spend time and enjoy a Shimla tour such as Fagu, Kufri, Chail, Narkanda, Naldehra, Chindi, Darlaghat etc

Darlaghat is a beautiful destination 41 km from Shimla, included in most of the Shimla tours, is also reachable by regular buses or taxis from Shimla, temperature in winter reaches closer to freezing point, woollen clothing being recommended while traveling this place. The places of interest would include

•Darlaghat, where the pollution free Gujarat Ambuja Cement Plant is located

•Durgaghat, famous for the Durga temple situated at the top of the hill

•Arki, once capital of the Princely state of Baghal, historically important because of Gurkha wars held here and famous for the Lutroo Mahadev temple, which is a Shrine for Lord Shiva

•Harsingh Tibba, a peak in which Dev Harsingh temple is situated and the location offering phenomenal view of Sutlej valley and the river

•Baridhar, which is a good location for trekking and sight-seeing, where an annual fair is celebrated in honour of five pandavas of Mahabharat.

Besides visiting these places around, Shimla offers lot of shopping opportunities to collect handicrafts, wood and metalwork, shawls, pullovers, local tweeds, Tibetan carpets and many other items which are specialties of Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal tourism and well established 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, where participants from other destinations 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.

To book for a Shimla tour package, all one has to do is to enter the Web portals of any of the Travel Agents, select one’s Shimla tourism choice and book the seats by using the payment Gateway the portal is linked with, using one’s credit card or net-banking facility.

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