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Go here for: Hills, Heritage, Cultural

There is no off-season for a vacation in Shimla and the 1,000 odd hotels here bear witness to this fact. Albeit a little crowded in summers due to its popularity, Shimla is full of excitement in winters with its snowy peaks and adventure sports that set the adrenaline rushing.

Situated in the north-west Himalayas, Shimla has come a long from being a tiny village to being a fashionable summer capital and now the most popular hill station in India. Spread over many hills and ridges, it is named after a local deity - Shamala Devi, an incarnation of goddess Kali.

As the British discovered, weather goes a long way in perfecting this “Queen of hills”. Shimla’s summers are cool, winters playful and snowy and the monsoons romantic enough to att + more about Shimla


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