About Shimla

By Kullu Manali Trips

Shimla is the capital of a beautiful town of Himachal Pradesh a state of India. It is on 22,06 m (72,38 ft) height from the Sea label. It is on 113.9 km (3 hr – 24 min) distance from Chandigarh and 347.0 km (7 hr 35 min) distance from Delhi. After independence, Shimla city became the capital of the state of East Punjab, and later on the formation of Himachal Pradesh, it was declared as the capital of Himachal Pradesh state. It is a popular tourist destination and there are many places to visit in Shimla, the city is often referred to as the Queen of Hills. It is the major commercial, cultural and educational centre of Himachal Pradesh. This place is famous from the erstwhile summer capital of British India, Ridge Maidan of Shimla built by the British rulers is still a centre of attraction for tourists. The Historical temples and weather atmosphere of the place will obligate anyone to come here again and again. Shimla is a city situated at the height of the mountain, the high snow-capped mountain ranges of Himalaya visible from here enchant the visitors with their charm. It is one of the most beautiful tourist place in the country, which is quite famous among honeymooners. There are many hotels, resorts, and restaurants that provide the best facilities to travelers.
The Market located on the sloping hillside also offers a beautiful view, where shops shelling special artifacts and other items can be seen. This place is always full of tourists visiting here. There are many places to visit here. Many tourists who come here to they visit Shimla tourist places along with Kullu and Manali. This hill station, famous since the time of the British rulers, is still famous among the travelers of the country and abroad. Many adventure activities are also available here which the visitors enjoy a lot. This place is one of the special hill stations of Himachal Pradesh, where a toytrain journey from Kalka to Shimla is also much favorite for tourists as Shimla sightseeing, you can enjoy a journey of toy train from Kalka to Shimla and Shimla to Kalka. The train passes through 106 tunnels while traveling from Kalka to Shimla. This is a much thrilling journey and most travelers enjoy this beautiful journey with their family and friends.

How to Reach Shimla

By bus, Train or Air

Places to visit in Shimla
Adventurous activities in Shimla
  • Horse Riding
  • Roapway
Airport in Shimla

Jubbarhatti Airport is the only Airport near Shimla which is about 22 km from Shimla.

FAQ by Travelers

What is the distance from Shimla to Delhi ?

It is 8 Hours 30 Miunte (345.0 km) via NH 44 and NH 5

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