Shimla is located at a distance of about 390 kms from Delhi and 140 kms from Chandigarh.
Come unwind the nature's bounty in the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla. Discovered by the British in 1819, Shimla was declared the summer capital of India in 1864. The famous attraction of Shimla is its Mall that is flooded with shops and eateries. Scandal Point, Town Hall and Christ Church are some other worth watching attractions of Shimla during Delhi Shimla Weekend Tour. Get to know more about Shimla during Delhi Shimla Weekend Tour.
Going on Delhi Shimla Weekend Tour lets you explore many attractions of Shimla.
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Christ Church & St. Michael's Cathedral:
This famous yellow Christ Church, known as the second oldest church in northern India is the famous landmark of Shimla. Colonel JT Boileau designed Christ Church & St. Michael's Cathedral in 1844.
Don't forget to visit the famous Jakhu Temple during Delhi Shimla Weekend Tour. Reaching the top of the Jakhu hill you will find the Hanuman Temple, which is the highest point in the town.
Explore the enchanting Himachal Pradesh by going on Jeep Safari. You can also choose to go on motorcycle or car and unfold the natural and man-made wonders of the Himachal State.
Located at a distance of about 22 kms on the Hindustan Tibet Road, Fagu is set at a height of 2,450 meters. Reaching there you will be spellbound watching the breathtaking views from here. The Ridge:
The most famous landmark of Shimla, the Ridge is the large open space right in the heart of the town. Offering superb views of the mountain ranges, the ridge is the place from where you can access both the Christ Church and the new Tudor Library building.
Situated at an altitude of 1,283m, Summer Hill is an enchanting spot on the Shimla Kalka Railway line. Mahatma Gandhi lived in the beautiful Georgian House of Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur located at the Summer Hill during his Shimla visit. Himachal Pradesh University is also situated on the Summer Hill in Shimla.
Have an insight of a variety of programmes by being a part of the famous Summer Fairs during your Delhi Shimla Weekend Tour. Also hosted in Shimla are poster exhibitions, flower shoes, sport tournaments and Red Cross Fair.
By Road: Regular bus service from Chandigarh and Delhi, A/c coaches also available for Shimla. You can also cross over to Leh and Ladakh via Rohtang Pass from Shimla.
By Rail: Toy train runs from Kalka to Shimla on a narrow gauge railway line, you can also take trains to other parts of the country from Kalka.
By Air: The nearest airport is at a distance of 23 kms from Shimla, known as the Jubbarhatti Airport. Board direct flights from Delhi to this airport. Major domestic airlines also cater services from this airport to Shimla.