Shimla is one of the famous Hill Station Tourist Destination of Himachal Pradesh. A lot of tourist came every years in Shimla with family or friends to enjoy there vacation in Shimla. GotoExplore offers a tour Package for Shimla from the different locations of India. Our Shimla Package includes Train/Flight, Hotels, Meals, Cab for nearest sightseeing and pick and drop facility. Package customization of Shimla Package can also be done as your requirement. If you share your Shimla tour requirement with us then you will get 3 different quotations of your Shimla Package from the different local travel agency who can organized the Shimla trip. Some of the popular Shimla Tour Packages are listed here.
People Ask About Shimla
The best time to visit Kufri is in summers, between April and June. However, onemay also the place between December and February to enjoy snowfall and skiing.
Generally Shimla receive its first snowfall of the season at the start of January. And after that you can expect snowfall on any day till mid March.Of course there are chances that snowfall might occur during last days of December but chances are less.
The Kalka to Shimla distance is 90 kilometres by road and 96 kilometres by the Kalka Shimla toy train.
By Bus: The Chandigarh to Shimla distance is about 128 km. Shimla is well connected by road and rail. By bus, in around 3 hours, one can reach Shimla fromChandigarh
Shimla railway station is a small railway station inShimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The station is the terminus of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kalka–Shimla Railway. Shimla railway station is located at an altitude of 2,075 metres (6,808 ft) above mean sea level.
Down 23kms from Shimla, the Jubbarhatti Airportthat is a domestic airport used to connect Shimlawith New Delhi. But after the shutdown of Kingfisher Airlines there are no scheduled flights to Shimla. Thus one who is looking to reach Shimla by air, the Chandigarh Airport and the New Delhi Airport arethe closest one.
- By Air. Jubarhati, which is about 23 kilometres from the town, is the nearest airport.
- By Bus. There are several bus services including Himachal Road Transport Corporation buses as well as private operators connecting Shimla to the major cities in North India
- By Train
- Road/Self Drive.
The price for one volvo bus ticket from Delhi to Shimla costs nearly 800. So for a couple, it is Rs.1,600. Also assuming that its a 3 day trip in a normal budget hotel, stay would cost you Rs.1,200 per day. So 3,600.
If you are visiting shimla for the first time,i would say 3–4 days will be enough as there are not so many places to go in shimla,one day is enough to explore the mall road and the places nearby like indian institute of advance studies and the jakhu mandir,the best thing the jakhu hill offers to us is the beautifull view of the sanjhauli which is known as the heart of the shimla.
After that you can go to kufri and narkanda .
March to June: This is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting.