Best hill station adventures on shimla tour

Best Hill Station Adventures On Shimla Tour

Searching for a convenient base for variety of adventure sports such as skiing, trekking, fishing and golfing in hill stations of India? Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, serves as a perfect base regarding the same. Not only among the adventure enthusiasts, Shimla is a favourite hill resort among nature lovers and routine vacationers. The best tourist attraction in Shimla is that it is located at an altitude of approximately 2100 m above sea level, at the foothills of Shivalik range.

Here you can avail the wonderful opportunity to walk through swaying oak trees while spending romantic holidays with your partner. Shimla’s main attraction lies in its seven hills, which are:

Prospect Hill (visited for the temple of Kamna Devi)

Summer Hill (famous for the Himachal Pradesh University and Georgian House of Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur)

Observatory Hill (holds the estate of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study)

Invererarm (houses the State Museum)

Bantony (houses the Grand Hotel)

Jakhoo (crowned by the temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman), and

Elysium (holds Auckland House and Longwood)

Places To See In Shimla

Surrounded by green pastures and snow-capped peaks, this hilly town is blessed with all the natural bounties, one can think of. It still retains its colonial heritage in the form of grand old buildings. Some of the prominent attractions in Shimla are:

  • The Mall (paradise for shopaholics)

  • Christ Church (built between 1846-1857, believed to be the second oldest church in North India)

  • The Ridge (offers marvellous views of the snow-clad mountains)

  • Jakhu Temple (dedicated to Lord Hanuman, offers amazing sunset & sunrise views)

  • Chadwick Falls

  • Tattapani (a small village visited for hot water sulphur springs)

  • Himachal State Museum (showcases Pahari miniatures, stone sculpture, local handicrafts, textiles and embroidery)

Despite of being a small hill station, Shimla is a perfect haven to the holiday seekers. It offers a wide array of luxurious hotels and resorts, which are well equipped with all the modern amenities. Shopaholics can also buy the rarest of handicrafts, wood and metalwork, shawls, pullovers, local tweeds, caps, Tibetan carpets and pickles, jams and squashes etc.

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Опубликовано 13 Feb 2008 в 3:03 pm. Рубрика: B. Вы можете следить за ответами к этой записи через RSS.
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