Starting this month, 'India Explored' will feature two travel destinations within India as destination of the month. The feature will give you an overview of the destination and why this is the best time to visit the chosen destination. The article will also provide you with links to all the information you need such as places to see, things to do, where to stay, etc. This month's destination is Shimla.
The monsoons have more or less ended in India. The last bout of rains left this mountain town 10 days ago. The weather is now pleasant, sky is blue and the hills look beautiful. Before the winter begins in the plain, escape the last days of the heat in this hill station town.
Things to do and places to see
The most popular place for visitors in Shimla is the mall road, where you can walk from end to end without seeing a car. Shop or eat in the pleasant weather or see some cultural programs at the ridge. Other places include the erstwhile British headquarters of Vice-Regal Lodge, Christ Church, Scandal point and Sankat Mochan Temple. Read more.
You can also walk along the reserve forest near Vice-Regal Lodge. Read more.
Also visit nearby places such as Chail, Naldehra, Narkanda, Kufri and Tattapani. Read more.
Places to Stay
Some popular hotels in Shimla are listed below. See complete list here.
Images of Shimla
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