Natural Attractions in Shimla

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  • Naldehra Golf Course

    Naldehra Golf Course

    The scenic Naldehra Golf Course, which bears resemblance to the Scottish links courses, is located about 22 km from Shimla. Measuring 4285 yards, this Par 68 course boasts of 18 holes, 16 greens and 18 tees. Established in the early 1900s, under the supervision of the former viceroy of India, ...

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  • Annadale


    Located near the Ridge, in the heart of Shimla, Annadale is a popular picnic spot. During the British rule, this field served as a playground for games like polo, cricket and racing. Currently owned by the Indian Army, this area houses the Army Heritage Museum within the boundaries. There is ...

    Nature Museum
  • Chadwick Falls

    Chadwick Falls

    Located about 7 km away from Shimla near Summer Hill, Chadwick Falls is a popular tourist attraction. Perched above 1550 m from sea level, this waterfall is surrounded with forests and mist-covered hills.

    This rain-fed cascade is visited and re-visited by numerous tourists from the state and beyond throughout ...

    Lake and Waterfall Nature
  • Dhilon Pond

    Dhilon Pond

    Located in the valley of Kotkhai, Dhilon Pond is a popular natural attraction. Nestling amidst picturesque environs of lush green forests, this pond is an ideal place of visit for nature lovers and peace seekers.

    It is believed that this natural water body also has a certain religious significance. ...

    Lake and Waterfall Nature
  • Green Valley

    Green Valley

    Oozing boundless beauty, Green Valley is a natural dale near Kufri in Shimla. It is surrounded by verdant hills that are covered with dense forests of pine and deodar. Sometimes rare animals like Yaks can be seen wandering and grazing here. It is a popular point where people come to ...

    Nature Relaxation
  • Kiala Forest

    Kiala Forest

    Kiala Forest, located in the valley of Kotkhai (Shimla) is an interesting place to visit. Graced with lush green vegetation and many indigenous animals, this forest is an ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Countless visitors from places near and far come to this place to bask in ...

  • Kufri


    Kufri, nestling 8000 ft above sea level, is a small hill station in Shimla district. It is located at a distance of 16 km from central Shimla, on NH-22. The scenic environs and snow-capped landscapes attract tourists from all parts of the country and abroad. Nature does its best in ...

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  • Summer Hill

    Summer Hill

    One of the seven hills of Shimla, the Summer Hill is located at a distance of 5 km from the main city. It lies on Kalka-Shimla Railway line, at an elevation of 2123 m above sea level. The rich foliage of this forest-covered hill attracts a number of tourists every ...

  • Tanni Jubbar Lake

    Tanni Jubbar Lake

    Tanni Jubbar Lake is a small and secluded water body, located near Thanedar in the hill station of Shimla. It is a rain water-fed lake amidst scenic environs of verdant apple orchards and lofty pine trees.

    The unspoilt lake and its calm ambience attract countless peace seekers round-the-year. A ...

    Lake and Waterfall Nature
  • Manjathal Santuary

    Manjathal Santuary

    Nestling in the lap of the Himalayan terrains, the Manjathal Sanctuary is located on Shimla-Bilaspur Highway at Solan district (Shimla). Known for its rich wildlife and vivid flora, this sanctuary attracts thousands of nature lovers from all corners of the country. It serves as home to several endangered animal species. ...

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  • Prospect Hill

    Prospect Hill

    Prospect Hill, one of the seven hills of Shimla, is located approximately 4 km away from the city. It lies on Kamna Devi Temple Road at an elevation of about 2150 m above sea level. It is graced with lush green forests that feature assorted flora mainly deodar, oats, pines ...

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  • Reserve Forest Sanctuary

    Reserve Forest Sanctuary

    Located 11 km away from Shimla, close to NH-22, the Reserve Forest Sanctuary is an ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Sprawling in an expanse of 951 hectares, this reserve has varying altitudes that range from 1900 m to 2620 m.

    From this sanctuary, you can behold ...

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  • Shaily Peak

    Shaily Peak

    Located 23 km away from Naldehra near Mahakali Lake, the Shaily Peak is one of the most beautiful attractions in Shimla. Its 8 km steep course from Khatnol (the base) to the peak attracts countless adventure seekers every year. Dense forests and rocky trails adorn this peak. ...

  • The Glen

    The Glen

    Located 4 km away from Shimla, near Chadwick Falls, The Glen is a popular picnic spot. It is a natural ravine that has steep sides and streaming water at certain spots. This narrow valley between verdant hills is an ideal place of interest for adventure seekers and nature lovers. Hiking ...

  • Indira Tourist Park

    Indira Tourist Park

    Situated near the famous Himalayan National Park, the Indira Tourist Park is known for offering remarkable views of the adjoining landscapes. The park is named after the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, who visited this area in 1972, during the signing of the Shimla Agreement between India and ...

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  • Himalayan Aviary

    Himalayan Aviary

    Himalayan Aviary, also referred to as the Himalayan Bird Park, is located in proximity to the famous Viceregal Lodge in Shimla. A visual treat for ornithologists, the park is inhabited by varied avian species, both indigenous and exotic.

    Pheasants, peafowl, peacock and Himalayan monal (the national bird of Nepal) ...

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  • Khara Pathar

    Khara Pathar

    Receive far more than you seek at Khara Pathar - a leisure destination in the magnificent Himalayas. This true treasure trove of nature is located around 75 km away from Shimla, on the way to Rohru.

    Embraced by beautiful hills, lush green forests and apple orchards, this site fascinates ...

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  • Fagu Ski Resort

    Fagu Ski Resort

    The beautiful city of Shimla is blessed with some scenic natural locations, owing to which a number of travellers throng this place throughout the year. One such beautiful place is the small village of Fagu, which is also a popular skiing destination.

    Located at an elevation of 2450 metres, ...

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