Summer Hill in Shimla

Summer Hill Overview

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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 year. Its lush green forests feature assorted flora, mainly deodar, oats, pines and rhododendrons.

Some of Shimla's popular attractions are located on this hill. Worth mentioning among them is the famous Monorville Mansion, where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during his Shimla visits. The Himachal Pradesh University, which is a very important educational centre for higher studies, is also situated here.

  • Photo Opp

    Find nature in its most graceful form at the Summer Hill. Verdant forests and distant snow-capped Himalayas compel every visitor to click pictures. Presence of tourist interests like Manorville Mansion and the Himachal Pradesh University adds to the excitement of photo-enthusiasts.

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Kalka Road, Shimla, 171005, Himachal Pradesh