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Himachal Hues 6 Nights Land Only | 7 Days 6 Nights

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Romantic Himachal from Chandigarh Land Only | 7 Days 6 Nights

The small town of Shimla

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Himachal, popular for snow-capped mountains, lush forests and old shrines, is a one-stop destination for discerning travellers. Starting from Chandigarh, this Himachal tour package is a 6-night vacation to Manali and Shimla. The day in Chandigarh will be complemented with a visit to Rock Garden, displaying sculptures made of urban waste, followed by Sukhna Lake and Rose Garden. The sojourn in Shimla includes sightseeing tour of Shimla Church, Gaiety Theatre, Scandal Point and Town Hall. While in Manali, you will explore the revered Jagatsukh, and take a holy dip in the therapeutic waters of Vashisht Kund. Shopaholics need not get disheartened as you will get ample time to explore Shimla Mall Road and Manali Market.

Jewels of Himachal from Delhi | 7 Days 6 Nights

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Bored of monotonous life and thinking of a getaway that let you relax in the lap of nature? Well, this 6-night Himachal tour package is apt for you; it not only covers the beauty of Shimla and Manali, but also takes you to the man-made marvels of Delhi and Chandigarh. The half-day tour of the national capital includes a visit to Qutub Minar, India Gate and Lotus Temple, whereas in Chandigarh, you can explore Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake. Hire a pony or go hiking on Mashu Peak during the tour of Kufri in Shimla. On the way to Manali, you will see the bounties that nature has bestowed on the Kullu Valley of Himachal. The adventure enthusiast within you will be quite happy after indulging in activities like zorbing, skiing, paragliding and more.
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  • Trip to Indira Bungalow and Himalayan Zoo
  • Visit to Pinjore Gardens
  • Excursion to Rohtang Snow Point and Solang Valley
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Dalhousie & Dharamshala with Shimla from Pathankot | 8 Days 7 Nights

The small town of Shimla

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Natural beauty, colonial heritage and rich Buddhist culture draw loads of tourists to Himachal. With this vacation package by MakeMyTrip, you will experience all this in a span of 8 days. Starting with a day in the beautiful meadows of Khajjiar, the Himachal package will further take you to Panchpula and St Francis Church in Dalhousie. Dharamshala and McLeodganj will delight you with Bhagsunag and Chamunda Temple. You will also visit the quaint Naddi village, and Norbulingka Institute for a peek at the local culture. In Shimla, you will have ample time to explore Mall Road, Christ Church, Gaiety Theatre, the Ridge and Scandal Point
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  • A day in Kufri with Indira Bungalow and Himalayan zoo visit
  • Tour of Dalai Lama Monastery
  • Visit to Dal Lake
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Magical Himachal from Chandigarh | 10 Days 9 Nights

The magnetic beauty of the place

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Has it been too long since you last went on a holiday to escape the pollution of the cities? If the answer is ?Yes?, then MakeMyTrip has the perfect solution for you. Pick this package and venture into the paradise of lush forests, towering peaks, fascinating biodiversity and rich cultural heritage. Himachal is dotted with stunning hill stations, where you can spend an amazing holiday, and we are taking you to the best of these in this travel package. Commencing from Chandigarh, you go on a 10-day long adventure to Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala and Dalhousie. Want more? A tour of Kufri as well as Khajjiar is also included in this Himachal tour.
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  • Half-day excursion to Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley
  • Visit to Hadimba Temple, Tibetan monastery and Vashisht in Manali
  • Tour to Church of St John and Bhagsunag Falls in McLeodganj
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Wildflower Hall, Shimla

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The former summer capital of British India, Shimla has transformed into a much loved hill station, drawing people from all parts of the country. Its pleasing weather and magnificent vistas, accompanied by the several cultural attractions make it an idyllic holiday destination. This 2-day Shimla vacation package is perfect for those, who cannot afford to take a long break from work. Capturing a stunning sunrise over snow-capped peaks is a great way to start your day. Later, you can explore Scandal Point, Rothney Castle and Christ Church. Giving a glimpse into the rich history of the region, the Himachal State Museum and Shimla Heritage Museum are noteworthy hotspots in the hill city.
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  • Comfortable transfers
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Himalayan Beauty -Shimla Manali & Dalhousie from Chandigarh | 9 Days 8 Nights

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Salubrious weather, undisturbed wilderness and scenery are undeniably a treat for the senses, and with MakeMyTrip?s Himachal travel packages you can experience all this at once. The fun will begin even before you reach Shimla as the drive to the city from Delhi will be an experience in itself. Outing to the picturesque ski resort of Kufri will double the excitement. If you wish, you can also trek or take a pony to Mashu Peak. Back in Shimla, you can shop at Mall Road, explore colonial buildings and pay homage at Jakhu Temple. You spend the next two days in the scenic town of Manali, known for old temples, excellent viewpoints and adventure sports.
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  • Chance to see wolves and brown bears at Kufri Zoo
  • Outing to the Solang Valley with option for adventure sports
  • Excursion to Rohtang Snow Point
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Awesome weekend in Himachal with Agra from Chandigarh | 7 Days 6 Nights

Jama Masjid Mosque dehli, India

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Hill stations, adventure sports, rich culture and intriguing past...North India has so much to experience. With this travel package by MakeMyTrip, you have a chance to see and do all this in a week. The trip begins with a visit to Pinjore Gardens and an excursion to Kufri, where you will explore Himalayan zoo. Further, you drive past the Kullu Valley and Pandoh Dam, and then head out to Rohtang Snow Point ? among the most popular attractions of Manali. With this Himachal vacation package, you will also visit the Tomb of Akbar in Sikandara, Agra. On your holiday, you can also sightsee in Delhi and visit its famous attractions like India gate, Lotus Temple and ISKCON Temple.
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  • Time to shop at Shimla Mall Road and visit nearby attractions
  • Excursion to the Solang Valley
  • Agra sightseeing tour with Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
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A getaway in Himachal from Chandigarh (Online Only) | 5 Days 4 Nights

Tripura Sundari Temple

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What could be a better way to escape the pollution of cities than to spend a few days in Himachal Pradesh? Its towering peaks, gushing rivers, sprawling jungles and colonial heritage make a vacation here worthwhile. On this incredible 5-day Himachal getaway, MakeMyTrip is taking you to two of its most stunning destinations; Manali and Shimla. To give you unforgettable memories in the hill stations, we have included an excursion to Rohtang Snow Point, the Solang Valley and Kufri. You can also explore the impressive city of Chandigarh, which is home to Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden. If you think that this itinerary is missing something, click on the ?customize? button and add the activity of your choice.
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  • Shopping therapy on Mall Road
  • A scenic drive past Pandoh Dam and Beas-Sutlej Link project
  • A tour of Viceregal Lodge
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A Lovely getaway in Himachal from Chandigarh(with Flights) | 6 Days 5 Nights

The small town of Shimla

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Pick any list of ?Best Hill Stations in Himachal?, and the one name you will find atop most of these is Shimla. Though on the map of the state, it may appear to be just another resort town, but its splendour only comes to light when you visit it. The realm of towering Himalayan peaks, it is famed for its Victorian-style structures and the UNESCO-listed toy train. This 6-day Shimla travel package is the perfect way for you to spend invigorating days in the idyllic destination. Beginning with a visit to Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden, the sojourn takes you on an exciting drive past Beas-Sutlej Link project and Pandoh Dam. Viceregal Lodge, Scandal Point, Gaiety Theatre, Town Hall and Christ Church are to name a few attractions you will be visiting. The unmissable shopping opportunity will be available at the famous Mall Road.
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  • Return flights
  • Sightseeing tour in Chandigarh
  • Excursion to the ski resort of Kufri
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A Lovely getaway in Himachal from Chandigarh (Online Only) | 6 Days 5 Nights

Wildflower Hall, Shimla

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Shimla has always been one of the favourite tourist destinations of Indian travellers and what makes it popular is its verdant greenery, soaring hills, fresh water lakes, regal buildings and exquisite handicrafts. Taking you to the tour of the erstwhile British summer capital, this Himachal package also includes a 2-night stay in Chandigarh. Lying in the foothills of the Himalayas, the placid Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh marks the beginning of the sojourn followed by a drive past Pandoh Dam and Kullu Valley. A visual delight waits at Kufri, a small hill station, around 21 km from Shimla. You will also see the Victorian-style Gaiety Theatre and Town Hall among other attractions of the hill station. Make use of the leisure time to explore more that the hill station has on offer.
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  • Tour of Viceregal Lodge
  • Visit to Rock Garden
  • Explore Mall Road for artefacts, fine jewellery and woollens
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Shimla & Manali from Delhi (Family Special) (Online) | 5 Days 4 Nights

Wildflower Hall Pool View

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Relaxing Chandigarh with Shimla & Kasuali from Delhi | 7 Days 6 Nights

Kasauli

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Himachal Marvels | 8 Days 7 Nights

The magnetic beauty of the place

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Best of Shimla and Chail from Delhi (Deluxe & Premium) | 5 Days 4 Nights

Wildflower Hall Exterior View

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The Himalayan Beauty -Shimla - Manali & Dalhousie from Delhi | 9 Days 8 Nights

Dalhousie Lake

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Ultimate Himachal from Delhi | 8 Days 7 Nights

Parwanoo

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Deluxe Holiday in Shimla with Chail from Delhi | 5 Days 4 Nights

Wildflower Hall, Shimla

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Deluxe Holiday in Shimla & Chandigarh from Delhi | 5 Days 4 Nights

Wildflower Hall, Shimla

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A blissful holiday in Himachal from Delhi | 10 Days 9 Nights

The snow caped mountains

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Things to Do in Shimla

  • Kotkhai Palace

    Located in the valley of Kotkhai, near Shimla, Kotkhai Palace is a popular place of tourist interest. Nestled amidst scenic environs and picturesque landscape, this historical edifice is visited by countless tourists from the state and beyond.

    Built by King Rana Sahab, the palace exhibits an unmatchable splendour that is simply awe-inspiring. Constructed in beautiful Tibetan architecture, this palace flaunts unique Pagoda style roof and intricate wooden carvings. Do pay a visit!

  • The Mall

    Lined with numerous shops, food joints and cafés, The Mall is considered as the nerve centre of Shimla’s social life. Built during the British era, this place is home to major government offices and prominent landmarks of the hill station.

    Some of the well-known tourist attractions located here are the Gaiety Theatre, Kali Bari Temple, Town Hall and Scandal Point. As it is a popular shopping destination, visitors can buy several things as souvenirs of their sojourn in Shimla. Specialities of The Mall's market area include woollen clothes, handicraft items, jewellery and old books. Bargaining is a skill that really helps while being at this place. Tourists and locals can be seen roaming on the street as the entry of automobiles is strictly prohibited in the area.

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How to Reach Shimla

By Air

Jubarhati, which is about 23 kilometres from the town, is the nearest airport. There are regular flights going from Jubbarhatti to Chandigarh and Delhi. You can easily get a taxi from the airport to get to Shimla or you can ask your hotel to arrange for an airport transfer.


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. Chandigarh is at a distance of 117 kilometres, Manali at 260 kilometres and Delhi at 343 kilometres. If you are going from Delhi, you can take an overnight air conditioned luxury bus from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses go in the morning or later at night - timings can vary from season to season, you can check them online before making a reservation.


By Train

The small railway station in Shimla is just 1 kilometre away from the centre of the town and is connected to Kalka by a narrow gauge rail track. The famous toy train of Shimla goes between Kalka and Shimla, covering a distance of 96 kilometres in about 7 hours. Kalka in turn is the nearest rail head, which is connected to Chandigarh and Delhi by regular trains. You can take the Kalka Shatabdi, which goes from New Delhi Railway Station to Kalka Railway Station via Chandigarh.

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Best Time to Visit Shimla

Jubarhati, which is about 23 kilometres from the town, is the nearest airport. There are regular flights going from Jubbarhatti to Chandigarh and Delhi. You can easily get a taxi from the airport to get to Shimla or you can ask your hotel to arrange for an airport transfer.

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History of Shimla

Shimla was established in the year 1817 as the British Summer Capital. The hill station was favoured by the British due to its cooler climate to the humid plains of India. The Victorian structures, glorious Georgian houses and churches which are scattered all over the town are the symbols of the British era.  In 1930, the Kalka- Shimla railway link was inaugurated and that quaint train still connects Kalka to Shimla. 

Weekend Getaways from Shimla

Kasauli: Located between Chandigarh and Shimla, Kasauli is the perfect weekend getaway from Shimla. This tiny hill station is surrounded by lush green pines and lushes with the colors of colonial times.

Chail: Chail was Maharaja of Patiala’s summer retreat and is preferred weekend getaway from Shimla. 

Kufri: A must-visit for the trekkers, Kufri is a picturesque weekend getaway from Shimla. One can undertake long walks along the beautiful trails and arrange a picnic venture on their way.

Solan: The largest city in Himachal Pradesh, Solan has the Gurkha Fort, Shoolini Mata Temple and many such places of interest which makes it a preferred weekend getaway.