Beat the Heat this summer by heading north to the mountains in Shimla.
Shimla is the capital and the largest city of the northern Indian state of Himachal pradesh.
The Natural paradise, Some says.
The Majestic snow clad mountains, stunning rich greenery and the beautiful lakes in the land of Shimla greet you to enjoy their timeless beauty. It is one of the most visited tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh whose magic in the air, is beyond comparison.
No wonder it is called the Queen of Hill Stations.
Many amazing places can be visited in Shimla, including the photography and shopping hub known as, The Ridge. It’s at the center of the town and offers spectacular views of the mountain peaks of the land.Situated 2 km from Shimla, Jakhoo Hill is the highest peak in the entire hill station offers scenic view of the city and snow capped Himalayan Mountains.
Built in 1898 to connect shimla with other railways lines of india by Britishers is Kalka Shilmla Railway which is a UNESCO World heritage site. It stops through many tourist places like Summer Hill, Solan and many more. A rail trip through this line will give the viewers some breathtaking views and the journey through many tunnels and bridges would make up for an unforgettable experience.
Also, Shimla summer festival marks one more reason to visit Shimla this summer as this renowned event has been held regularly in Shimla since the 1960s. It features musical performances, some from famous singers, food and fashion. Plenty of local handicrafts are on sale too. Make sure to visit in First and Second week of June in order to enjoy the full Summer festival. To get there, Travel on a Toy Train to Shimla.