Prospect Hill in Shimla

Adventure enthusiasts will love the trek up Prospect Hill

Adventure enthusiasts will love the trek up Prospect Hill | Photo credit: Gitanjali Banerjee

Prospect Hill Overview

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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 and rhododendrons. The view of Tara Devi and southern Shimla from the hill is mesmerising.

Apart from the famous Hindu shrine- Kamna Devi Temple, there are a good number of picnic spots in Prospect Hill. For adventure-seekers, this hill offers many exciting activities like trekking and rock-climbing. The extraordinary sight of sunset and moonrise at the same time is one of the major highlights.

  • Photo Opp

    Be it the snow-capped Himalayas beyond expansive patches of lush vegetation, or the unique view of sunset and moonrise at the same time; you would want to capture every scene in your camera. Carrying your camera is highly recommended!

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Location

Kamna Devi Temple Road, Near Boileauganj, Shimla, 171005, Himachal Pradesh