Shimla

Shimla is a beautiful snow-covered location preferred by those who are tired of the heat in the Indian subcontinent.  The hilly tourist town rests on the south-western ranges of the Himalayas. Built on top of seven hills strung out along a 12-kilometer ridge, the place provides a captivating panoramic view of the mountains and the valley. The predominantly cool weather and scenic sights make Shimla a busy hill station. A series of relics from the time of British Colonial rule, which established the place as their summer capital, makes the place even more interesting to the history lovers.

You can enjoy a great vacation at this place if you love the cool climate. The foremost hill station is considered the best honeymoon location in India. Resting on the valley of the Himalaya mountains, there are many tourist places in Shimla that will capture your imagination. The geography of the place and the peculiar construction of the buildings on the sides of the lofty hills is amazing. Thus a tour to the biggest city in the state of Himachal Pradesh is surely an unforgettable experience.

Before the British established their city, there were small villages in the area secluded from the public. Shimla later became the summer capital of British India because of its comfortable weather. The Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architecture from the colonial era can be seen in many old buildings in the region. The place hosted many historical meetings like the Simla Accord in 1914, Simla Conference of 1945, and the Simla Agreement of 1972. The biggest mountain biking race in South Asia, the MTB Himalaya, is hosted every year in the area. It also has the largest natural ice skating rink in South Asia. All these contribute to the development of tourism in Shimla.

The city center has many attractions like Viceregal Lodge, Mall Road, Shimla Ridge, Jakhoo Temple, Christ center, and so on. The snowclad mountains, beautiful lake, and exceptional greenery of Shimla make it a favorite tourist destination. There are very few places in India that are comparable to the beautiful land.