The former summer capital of the British in India, and the present capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla has been blessed with all the natural bounties which one can think of. It has got a scenic location, it is surrounded by green hills with snow capped peaks. The spectacular cool hills accompanied by the structures made during the colonial era creates an aura which is very different from other hill.Bulging at its seams with unprecedented expansion, Shimla retains its colonial heritage, with grand old buildings, charming iron lamp posts and Anglo-Saxon names.
The Mall, packed with shops and eateries, is the main attraction of the town, and Scandal Point, associated with the former Maharaja of Patiala's escapades, offers a view of distant snow clad peaks.
Shimla is ideally located, and though there is an air service to the town, it is best reached by road that takes in the charms of the HIMALAYAN countryside at its best.Location & Information Shimla
Shimla, the capital town of Himachal Pradesh and built over several hills and connecting ridges, is a place blessed with supreme natural beauty and year round refreshing weather with snowy peaks, thickly wooded mountains, diverse spectrum of Flora and Fauna, sky catching Glaciers, whistling streams and azure skies. To be here is to be in another world of peace and enjoy unmatched by any other hill station of the world.
Getting to Shimla By RAIL: Shimla is connected to Kalka ( 96 km. ) on Meter Gauge and it takes around 6 Hrs from KALKA to reach SHIMLA.
By AIR: Nearest Airport is at Jubbarhatti 23 km. and is connected to Chandigarh, Kullu, Delhi.
By ROAD: Accessible throughout the year from all important places i.e.