Travel to Shimla
Travel to Shimla
As you travel to Shimla, one of the most enthralling hill stations, one has to reach the altitude of 2159 above the sea level. One can spot Shimla in the southern region of Himachal Pradesh. Apart from the spectacular view of the mountains, glaciers as well as valleys, you come across the most prominent attractions for which Shimla as you travel to Shimla. Some of them are listed below:
Seven Hills in Shimla
Shimla is scattered with an array of splendid hills that are seven in number. They include Jakhoo Hill, Summer Hill, Elysium Hill, Prospect Hill, Invererarm Hill, Bantony Hill as well as the Observatory Hill. The hills provide you with some of the most enchanting views of Shimla.
Those who have inclination towards religion can head towards the places such as the Kali Bari Temple at the Mall Road, Tara Devi Temple at the Tara Parvat, Jakhoo Temple at the Jakhoo Hill, The popular Christ's Church as well as the St. Michael's Cathedral and the Sankat Mochan Temple that can be spotted the Ambala shimla Highway.
These are the splendid waterfalls that flow down from the amazing Summer Hill. The water comes down from a height of 1586 meters and the falls are encircled by dense forests consisting of Deodar trees. After monsoons, the falls look awesome. In addition, one can also visit some of the temples situated nearby.
The Mall Road
The Mall Road is the central attraction of Shimla is a must visited hangout. The road is filled with an array of shops, restaurants as well as departmental store. The road is home to many other attractions as well such as the Scandal Point, Ridge, etc.
Glenn is one of the most frequented and much liked spot for celebrating picnics. As you start from the Ridge, you need to walk only 4 Km to reach this place. One can also find a nice stream flowing in the vicinity.
Those who are fond of celebrating picnics can head towards another important picnic spot named as Annandale. The spot is marked by a big open ground, surrounded by beautiful Deodar trees.
Viceregal Lodge and Botanical Gardens
One can spot this lodge at the Observatory Hills. Initially, this edifice was the dwelling place of Lord Dufferin. Now, the lodge is used as the headquarters of Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. So, do make it a point to travel to Shimla and explore its various wonders.