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Activities to Do in Shimla

Go Camping in Shimla, Visit the Shimla Ridge, Go Trekking in Shimla, Shop till you drop at Mall Road, Indulge in River Rafting, Experience the Ride on Toy Train, Enjoy Paragliding, Skate at natural Ice Skating Rink, Visit Chadwick Waterfall, Take Blessings at Jakhoo Temple and many more.

Shimla which was once the summer capital of the British in India has always been a popular tourist destination and is a preferred getaway for honeymoon. Standing at 2130m, it is often called the Queen of Himalayas. Shimla is a picturesque town characterised by its rugged mountainous terrain, snowfall, tranquil setting and the huge pine trees dotting the landscape. Shimla being a much revered tourist destination in India, it provides many things to its visitors and the Best Things To Do in Shimla would be to enjoy the natural landscapes and indulge in the adventure pursuits. Shimla is also an ideal destination for camping activities and is equipped with some eye-catching camping sites at beautiful locations in and around Shimla. Sandasu, Chirgaon and Larot are great places for a camping getaway. A day outing will take one to the serene and beautiful spots of Glenn, Summer Hill and Chadwick Falls. Shimla is popular for its Toy train service that runs between Shimla to Kalka and a trip to Shimla remains incomplete without the toy train ride.

There are some most exciting places to visit in Shimla, It is a Pandora box of architectural gems where one can reminisce with the colonial past by visiting these beautiful buildings such as the Shimla State Museum and the Christ Church situated on the Ridge alongside the Mall Road. Mall Road in Shimla is filled with various eateries and street side shops selling interesting curios, winter garments and various artefacts and souvenirs. Also visiting other attractions like the Tara Devi Temple, Sankat Mochan and Kali Bari Temple is one of the Best Things To Do in Shimla. Shimla is also the buffer town for undertaking famous Himalayan treks like the Roopkund Trek and the Pindari Glacier Trek.

Here are some of the best things to do in Shimla:

1. Go Camping in Shimla

The true essence of a beautiful hill station can really be experienced in outdoor accommodation in nature. Since Shimla serves as an excellent base for many trekking expeditions, camping is among the popular things to do in Shimla.

Despite being a home to a large population, Shimla still possesses thick vegetation. Camping in Shimla is a must-experience activity for every adventure enthusiast or nature lover visiting Shimla.

 There are some perfect campsites in Shimla, offering magnificent views of the green hills around. You can pick a campsite among the major ones like Shoghi, Sarahan, Sandasu, and Chirgaon. 
The hills of Shimla are laden with Pine, Oak and Deodar forests that make the atmosphere soothing and apt for camping.
 Variable and depends on the camp.
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2. Visit the Shimla Ridge

Popular as the cultural hub of Shimla, The Ridge is a must on your list of things to do in Shimla. Whether looking for a quiet cup of coffee after a long day of sightseeing or old British and Gothic establishments and architecture, The Ridge is your stop.

It also connects to Scandal Point at one end and Lakkar Bazaar (famous for woodcraft) at the other end. The Ridge becomes the hotspot of the city during fests and events, the most popular being the Summer Festival.

 Ridge Road, near Mall Road, Himachal Pradesh - 171001.
Highlights: The Ridge of Shimla is the hub of all the cultural activities of Shimla. Some of the prominent places of Shimla such as the Lakkar Bazaar, Mall, Scandal Point, Jakhoo hill, etc is in close proximity to the Ridge.
 No entry fee.
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3. Go Trekking in Shimla

Trekking is popular in Shimla as the mysterious and the beautiful ranges of Himalayas are just the right sites for you to try your hand at trekking and it is one of the best Shimla things to do.

Location: Trekking can be tried at several undulating terrains as well as hills in Shimla. Some of the popular and common routes for trekking include:

Shimla - Luhri - Ani - Khanag - Jalori Pass - Jibhit - Banjar
Shimla - Narkanda - Hattu Peak - Chaupal - Kedi - Halau - Kandol - Koti - Chakrata
Shimla - Narkanda - Khadrala - Sungri - Devidhar - Rohru - Shimla
Banjar - Bathad - Sarahan - Arsu - Rampur - Shimla

You can check here the list of best treks you can opt-in Shimla.

Highlights: Treks usually vary from each other and one can pick the length of the trek depending on the time and the capability. There are several shelters as well as the rest houses that have been set for the tourists to rest and re-energize.
Cost: Variable and depends on the length of the treks.
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4. Shop till you drop at Mall Road

Get a glimpse of the local life by visiting Mall Road, a bustling street in the centre of Shimla. It is a perfect area for a thorough shopping spree with numerous shops for woollen clothes, local handicraft items, rugs, pottery items, jewellery, and many more that will fascinate you and it is one of the Shimla famous things.

The best time to come and get the feel of it is during the evening when several tourists as well as locals come out on the road to the shop and explore around. 

If you are not a crowd person but still want to experience the humdrum of the area, you have a variety of quaint little cafe to sit in with a hot cuppa and see the evening go by.

Now you know why coming here is one of the most favourite tourist 
activities to do in Shimla. 

Location: Mall road, Shimla center, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Highlights: Bustling market with different shops and cafes.

Cost: It depends on the shop.
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5. Indulge in River Rafting

River Rafting is one very popular adventure sports in Shimla. The free-flowing rivers of Shimla offer the most ideal conditions for river rafting in the city and it is one of the best Shimla things to do.

Location: The river Sutlej that flows near Shimla offers great options for river rafting. The very popular whitewater rafting place in Shimla is carried out from the Chabba to Tattapani. The length of this stretch is 12 km and takes about 2 hours to challenge the much rapid and aggressive Sutlej river.
Highlights: This adventure sport is usually carried out on an inflatable rubber dinghy.

Cost: Variable and depends on the length of the duration and the track you choose for rafting.
Check here: Some of the best packages of River Rafting in Shimla.

6. Experience the Ride on Toy Train

With gorgeous views of pine-covered hills, this five-hour train ride should be on your things to do in Shimla list. A 96 kilometres run, this journey will take you through 20 stations, 103 tunnels, 800 bridges and about 900 breath-taking curves.

The distance between Barog and Shimla is the most amazing part of this journey when the train slows down due to a steep climb, giving you the opportunity to witness some mesmerising scenes. Advance booking is recommended.

Highlights: Barog Station which has the longest tunnel.
 INR 65 to INR 500.
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7. Paragliding

If you have ever dreamed of flying, Shimla is the place where you can come and make your dream of flying come true. Due to its perfect hills, ideal for paragliding, Shimla serves as an excellent paragliding destination and makes it a mecca of thrill-seekers and it is one of the Shimla famous things.

The vistas of the mighty mountain ranges you can witness during the activity are enough to make it an unforgettable experience. Try this activity in Shimla to shoot up the level of adrenaline running through your blood.

The best place in Shimla to experience the exhilarating fun of paragliding in Shimla is Kangra Valley. Fly gracefully over the enchanting valley of Kangra and land like a champion on its meadows on your next visit to Shimla
 This adventure sport will make you fall in love with mountain ranges and valleys.
Variable and depends on the length of the duration.
Go through the list of different packages for Paragliding so that you can choose the best one for you.
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8. Skate at natural Ice Skating Rink

Ice skating is said to be one of the most popular adventures sports in Shimla. It is known that Shimla has one of the largest ice skating rinks in India and it is one of the fun Shimla things to do.

Ice skating in Shimla usually commences in the month of December and goes on till late February. During this time, the skies are clear and the weather is cold thereby ensuring undisturbed sessions of ice skating.

Location: Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001.
Highlights: To the surprise of many, Shimla is the only ‘natural’ ice skating rink of India. This is the reason why this largest open-air rink, tends to attract both tourists as well as local, alike.
Cost: Cost will depend on the length of the session. Sessions of ice skating take place twice a day i.e. both in the morning as well as in the evening. The rink offers membership in both short-term as well as long-term basis.
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9. Visit Chadwick Waterfall

Searching for what to do in Shimla? Then visiting Chadwick falls is one of the famous Shimla things to do. Located in the Glen Forests, Chadwick Waterfall is a popular tourist site in Shimla. Flowing from a height of 1586 meters, the falls are surrounded by pine and deodars and carries the chilled water of the Himalayas. You can trek to the falls from Summer Hill or simply take a vehicle.

Either way, the scenery is unforgettable. It is also a preferred spot for picnics and day camps, and a water spot for the local wildlife. So, unless you wish to meet a leopard, it is advisable to head back before sundown.

 New Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - 171005.
The place was originally famous as the ‘Chidku Jhaar’ where Jhaar stands for waterfall and in the local dialect ‘Chidku’ means the bird. It is so-called because the waterfall is at such a height that only a bird can reach to the top. Britishers gave it the name ‘Chadwick Falls’.
 No entry fees
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10. Take Blessings at Jakhoo Temple

Jakhoo temple is a famous religious tourist spot and coming here is naturally one of the most popular activities to do in Shimla. It is located in the Jhaku hill, amidst the dense forests of Deodar with the Shivalik ranges in the background and it is one of the famous things to see in Shimla.
To reach here, you have to trek for approx 2 km from the Ridge at the Shimla centre. On the way, you will be meeting numerous mischievous monkeys jumping around probably because this temple is dedicated to the lord of monkeys- Lord Hanuman. 

It is believed that there are footprints of Hanuman when he came here to take sanjeevani booti for Lord Lakshman. 

Jakhu Temple Park, Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Highlights: ancient temple, scenic views of Sanjauli and Shivalik hills.

Cost: No entry fees.
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Nature Camping in Shimla


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Activity Location: Tehsil Sunni, Basantpur, ShimlaCheck-In Time: 12:00 PM (1st Day)Check-Out Time: 11:00 AM (2nd Day)About Nature Camping in Shimla with Activities:Shimla can be adventurous for camping and trekking, as being in the hills has its own advantages apart from possessing surreal beauty. This camp, for example, is one such gem in the crown of Shimla, which is also called the Queen of the Hills. Situated in an almost untouched patch of land quite near to the main city.

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₹ 3,000

₹ 2,599 per Adult

Paragliding in Barot | Book Online @ Flat 26% off
Paragliding in Barot | Book Online @ Flat 26% off



Soar high in the sky with this exciting paragliding session with your friends and family and witness the beauty of the place around you from an astonishing height, a memory that will always stay close to your heart.With a 20-30 min flight duration, there are expert guides who will help you throughout the flying experience. There are also additional security measures in place to ensure that you have a smooth and safe experience.

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87 Ratings

₹ 3,000

₹ 2,200

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River Rafting in Shimla


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Activity Location: Chaba, Himachal PradeshStart/ End Point: ChabaActivity Timings: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMActivity Duration: 1.5 hoursRafting Distance: 12 kmAbout River Rafting in Shimla:An enthralling experience of River Rafting in Tattapani, Shimla is definitely one of the best. This level-3 rafting amidst the serene and absolutely breathtaking nature of Shimla is an absolute one-of-a-kind experience. With all the safety measures and experienced & certified instructors, there is nothing you have to worry about in this 12 km long rafting activity.

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106 Ratings

₹ 799

₹ 643 per Adult

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Camping with Waterfall Trekking in Mashobra Shimla


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Activity Location: Mashobra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Check-In Time: 2:00 PMCheck-Out Time: 12:00 PMAbout Camping with Waterfall Trekking in Mashobra Shimla:Rejuvenate your mind and body with the scenic views of the lush green valleys of the Himalayan range from the campsite. Have a delightful camping experience with comfortable accommodation where you would encounter no hassle. The package includes a fun bonfire session with camp games and other adventure activities such as Waterfall Trekking. Book this package and enjoy reconnecting with nature.

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₹ 2,800

₹ 2,499 per Adult

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Adventure Camping in Shimla


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Activity Location: Village kachat, Kufri, ShimlaActivity Duration: 2 Days - 1 NIghtCheck-In Time: 12:00 pmCheck-Out Time: 11:00 amAdventure Camping in Shimla:Nestled cozily on a lush green hilly terrain and surrounded by dense forests and spectacular mountains, this well-facilitated campsite rests amidst the verdant green valleys of Shimla and offers a tranquil getaway to nature and travel enthusiasts.

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₹ 1,499

₹ 1,200 per Adult

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Shali Tibba Day Hike


Location: Shali, Himachal Pradesh, IndiaPick up from hotel: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AMTravel to Hike starting point: 2.5 hrs drive to village KhatnolTrek Length: 12 kmAbout the Shali Tibba:The Shali Tibba is a peaceful location in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh at 2872 m. The best time to visit Shali Tibba is in the month of March to December. Shali Tibba is a vantage point not to be missed. This place is a heavenly abode for photographers and nature lovers.The Shali top has a temple dedicated to the goddess Bhima Kali. The temple has been constructed with wood and stones, following the rural Himalayan architecture. Mashobra is the nearest town from the base camp and the total length of the trek is 6 km one way.  About the Shali Tibba Day Hike:Your journey will start from Shimla. Also, do not forget to pick your Lunch before you leave the city. Onboard your Cab along with your Guide and head towards Khatnol. After a 2.5 hour drive, we finally reach the starting point of our hike. To count a few, the main features of this hike include the clouds dipping in the valleys, hanging cliffs, forested path, trails branching off in both directions, calls of some Himalayan birds, and a few village houses sheltered by the wilderness.Locals visit the temple on the top of the Shali peak almost every week that is dedicated to Maa Bhimakali and is situated on a round-shaped plateau with a square platform on the top. Once we reach the summit, then you are able to see yourself above the clouds, you can hear the birds chirping, and you can feel the cold breeze flowing through your soul. Enjoy the lunch, take photographs, capture the moments in your memory. After that proceed back to the Khatnol Village, and later head back towards Shimla, and your hiking experience comes to an end.

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₹ 473

₹ 400 per Adult

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Skyjumper Shimla


Location: Cart Road, ShimlaA cutting edge family entertainment center in Shimla to have unparalleled experience of amusement, adventure, fun, fitness, and sports together. At SkyJumper Trampoline Park indulge in arcade gaming, dash car arena or feel like a superman by jumping off the walls, flying through the air, and having fun with family and friends in a playground of over 100 interconnected, world-class trampolines! How to Reach Skyjumper, Shimla?The park is located near the Cart Road in Shimla and is easily accessible via public and private transportation

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61 Ratings

₹ 500

₹ 350 per Adult

Adventure Activities in Kasauli | Book Online @ Flat 27% off
Adventure Activities in Kasauli | Book Online @ Flat 27% off



Location: Kasauli, Shimla, Himachal PradeshTimings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMDuration: 8 hoursLocated halfway between Kalka and Shimla, Kasauli is a small hill station nestled among the Shivalik Range. And a day filled with adventure and thrill is a perfect treat for everyone. On reaching the activity site, prepare for a fun-filled experience with various adventure activities in Kasauli. The instructors will brief about the activity and once gearing up with the equipment, get on with the fun and excitement. Climb the mountain in Rock Climbing and Rappelling. Engage in Burma Bridge, Commando Net, Spider Net and Cat Walk. Test your aim with Target Shooting, and cross the valley from one end to the other. All these activities are a test of one's physical and mental strength, along with the adrenaline rush that comes with it.How to Reach:Kasauli is about 25 km from Kalka and 71 km from Shimla and is easily accessible via public/private transportation.

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₹ 1,100

₹ 800

Shimla Heritage Walk @ ₹699 Only | Book Online & Save 23%
Shimla Heritage Walk @ ₹699 Only | Book Online & Save 23%



Duration: 2 HoursDuration: 10 AM to 12 PM / 4 PM to 6 PM (Depends on your choice)Frequency: Daily except MondayStarting Point: Entrance Gate of Christ Church, Lakkar Bazar, ShimlaEnd Point: St. Michael's Catholic Cathedral, Heritage Building, Ram Bazar, ShimlaAbout the Activity: There is no doubt that Shimla is a walker’s paradise. Every lane leads one to some history, every wall hides a story behind it, every house has a tale to tell and every tree here is a living witness to the town’s growth. The trails are protected by nature. Most of the lanes have been carved through the forests of lofty cedars, rattling oaks, blooming rhododendrons or whispering pines.The most imposing and attractive structures which include the Christ Church, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, the Mall Road, some heritage hotels, old banks, and government offices are the highlights of this walk. These are some of the best examples of British Architecture of the era and reveal the history and various interesting stories of the glorious past. They will compel you to glance at them from every angle.Places you will visit:1. Christ church is Shimla: The second oldest church in the entire northern India and a site of pure devotion as well as architectural beauty.2. Ridge of Shimla: The key venue for all the major events as well as celebrations that take place in Shimla.3. Mall road: A wide-open street that has exclusive artefacts amidst the snow-capped mountain ranges.4. Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex: Built in the Victorian or Gothic style of architecture over a century ago showcasing historical & cultural significance5. Town Hall and other monuments: Built by the best architects during the British rule in India6. Scandal Point: Based on the intersection of the city's most roads- Ridge Road and Mall Road. This point is definitely a mountain lover's heaven.7. Also explore Shimla Post Office, Telegraph Office and Bantony castle, representing the British Colonial or Hilly Architectural.8. Kalibari Temple: Located on Jakhoo Hill is an ancient place of worship dedicated to Goddess Kali.9. St. Michael’s Cathedral: Famous for its architectural splendour showcasing French-Gothic Style.Note: Minimum of 2 persons are required to book the package.

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25 Ratings

₹ 908

₹ 699

Chail Tour | Book Chail Sightseeing Tour @ Flat 16% off
Chail Tour | Book Chail Sightseeing Tour @ Flat 16% off



Trip Location: Chail, ShimlaPick up and Drop Point: Shimla (within the city limits)Start Time and End Time: 9 AM - 5 PMA beautiful hill station located 45 km from Shimla, surrounded by the beautiful pine and deodar forests which promises you a pleasant vacation from the chaotic city life. Adventure places to see in and around Chail are touched by the backdrop of the Shivalik hills, with its picturesque landscape. The Comfortable and Air-Conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver cum guide will make the tour more interesting with storytelling. During the tour, the driver will stop at famous hot spots and photoshoot locations. Some famous attractions and historic places, local shopping markets, best fun-filled activity places, traditional authentic restaurant, and other major attractions will also be covered in this tour.Places To Be Covered:Chail Cricket Ground- It is the world's highest cricket ground. The ground is surrounded by forest and is used as the school playground by the military during school vacations it is also used for polo. Chail Palace- It is in the midst of pine and deodar trees. Surrounded by lush greenery and mesmerizing views from such a great height. Now, most parts of it converted into a heritage hotel.Kali Ka Tibba Temple- It is a temple of Goddess kali.Famous for his breathtaking scenery of chor Chandi and Shivalik.Lover's Hill Park- It is also famous for its picturesque view around.Local Market- The market is famous for Handicrafts, artificials, woolen clothes, and other local traditional accessoriesAvailable Vehicles:Sedan (Dzire/Etios): Up to 4 peopleSUV (Tavera/Innova): Up to 6 people

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39 Ratings

₹ 3,000

₹ 2,500

Kufri Sightseeing Tour | Book Online & Get 700 Cashback!
Kufri Sightseeing Tour | Book Online & Get 700 Cashback!



Location: Kufri, ShimlaDuration: 5 Hours  Start Time and End Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PMPick-up and Drop Point: Hotel of Shimla / Preferred location (Within the city limits)A tiny hill station located just 13 km from Shimla Nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, Kufri is a beautiful hill station where you go to lose yourself in the beauty of nature. Encircled by breathtaking scenery, A trekker’s paradise, Kufri is also the starting point of many popular treks and is a hub for activities like tobogganing and skiing.Pick-up will be from the preferred location in Shimla (within city limits). The experienced driver knows the routes well which will be best to witness the view of valley and mountains, also best places to stop for capturing some amazing photos, some famous spots to see Flora and Fauna, local markets and all major attractions of Kufri.Places To Be Covered:Green Valley- The Green Valley is a beautiful and breathtaking mountain range that falls on the way to Kufri and an amazing place to take pictures and witness a beautiful view of snow-capped mountains.Chini Bungalow- Chini Bangla is one of the most critical sights. Famous for its idols and structure. It's a heritage place in Kufri to visit.Horse Riding Point-  The point is famous for Horse riding and one must do in the valley with view of valley and mountains all around.Adventure Resort- The place where one will enjoy multiple fun-filled activities and thrilling adventure time.Local Market-  The market is famous for Handicrafts, Artificials, traditional local accessories, and woolen clothes, shop the best things to place at home from the market.Available Vehicles:Hatchback - Alto / WagonR or Similar(Suitable for 3-4 Passengers)Sedan- Swift Dzire / Etios or Similar(Suitable for 4 passengers)SUV - Innova / Ertiga or Similar(Suitable for 6 passengers)

41 Ratings


41 Ratings

₹ 1,500

₹ 1,100

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Mountain View Camping in Narkanda


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Location: Narkanda, ShimlaCheck-in: 11:00 amCheck-out: 11:00 pmAbout Mountain View Camping in Narkanda:Nestled in the cool mountains of Shivalik, surrounded by Blue Pine forest and Apple farms, this campsite is an ideal base point to enjoy sunrise views from snow-capped mountains in the east. Moreover, one can also catch the South view glimpse of the mighty Hatu peak in the backdrop.

24 Ratings


24 Ratings

₹ 1,599

₹ 800 per Adult

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Skiing In Kufri


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Activity Location: Kufri, ShimlaActivity Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (1 hour)About Skiing In Kufri:Situated at a distance of around 16 km from Shimla, Kufri is famous for its amazing views and adventure activities, also known as the skier's paradise. One can visit Kufri in winters to enjoy skiing at the foothills of the Himalayas. The forests of pine and cedar along with the lush environs remain charming throughout the year offering a treat to the eyes. Book this activity and learn to balance, turning and skiing downhill in the snowplow positions, before finally putting all your skills to test.

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53 Ratings

₹ 2,250

₹ 1,750 per Adult

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Jungle Camping in Narkanda


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Activity Location: NarkandaCheck-In Time: 1:00 PMCheck-Out Time: 12:00 PM About Jungle Camping in Narkanda:Situated at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road, Narkanda is a small beautiful town that offers beautiful views of the snow-covered mountains. The camping activity in such a serene place offers to be a wonderful getaway for you to reconnect and be one with nature. The location of the campsite makes it a perfect spot for nature lovers & bird watchers with a view of the valley. Book this unique camping and have fun with your loved ones.

41 Ratings


41 Ratings

₹ 999

₹ 649 per Adult

Shimla Shopping Tour | Flat 25% off
Shimla Shopping Tour | Flat 25% off



Location: ShimlaStart/End Point: Lift, Bemloi, ShimlaBeing one of the most famous Hill Station, Shimla is also famous for its Handicrafts, Traditional and handmade artifacts shopping places. Walking through the crowded lanes of Shimla, bursting with colorful and vibrant markets, is a different and amazing experience. There are many markets having a huge variety of things to offer. The shopping tour includes a Local guide-cum-Storyteller, who will tell you about the local markets The specialty of the local market will be described and unique features with other stories revolving around it. The guide will make you walk through the best places to shop.Popular Shopping Sites:The Mall: In Shimla, the Mall Road lies at the heart of all the action and activity. Buzzing with shops, cafes, theatres, restaurants and a whole bunch of merriment, it is close to all places of interest.Himachal Emporium: If you’re in the mood to shop for locally made handicrafts at pocket-friendly prices, Himachal Emporium is just the place for you.Tibetan Market: This makeshift market is perched on Shimla’s slopes and is the perfect destination for those who love a good bargain.Lakkar Bazaar: A trip to Shimla is incomplete without a stroll in the maze-like alleys of Lakkar Bazaar. The bazaar is popular for wooden decorative items and souvenirs.Start And End Time: 11 am - 8 pm. (One can select any 4-hour slot)

41 Ratings


41 Ratings

₹ 400

₹ 250

Day Trip to Tattapani in a Car
Day Trip to Tattapani in a Car



Trip Location: ShimlaPick up and Drop Point: Shimla (within the city limits)Duration: 8 HoursTattapani is a very famous place near Shimla about 40 km. Olden days people used to come here in the whole month of JANUARY (MAGH SANKRANTI) for a holy bath in hot nature sulpher water. River Rafting and boating are the main attraction here. Nowadays due to Kol Dam water level increasing in Sutlej River this place is converted into a big and beautiful lake. Have a fantastic day on this spectacular day trip to Tattapani and Masroor Rock Cut Temple. The Rock Cut Temple is a really beautiful monumental attraction and the best of its kind. Engage in a quaint and fun picnic lunch at the Tattapani Hot spring while you can dive into the spring and have a relaxing swim. Also, visit villages and experience the culture of the locals. This 8-hour tour will give you a good perspective of the local life as you travel there in your own private vehicle.Available Vehicles:Sedan (Dzire/Etios): Up to 4 peopleSUV (Tavera/Innova): Up to 6 people

52 Ratings


52 Ratings

₹ 550

₹ 500

Boating at Tattapani, Shimla | Flat 14% off
Boating at Tattapani, Shimla | Flat 14% off


Location: Tattapani, ShimlaDuration: 45 MinutesTiming of activity: Anytime between 10:00 AM to 6:00 PMTattapani is a small village near Shimla. Nestled on the bank of the Satluj River, located at a distance of about 51 km from Shimla. This place is popular for its hot water springs. Being one of the truly soothing activity, it is also one of the unique activities which one must indulge in while visiting Tattapani, Shimla. Boating experience at Tattapani takes traveler closer to nature and its tranquillity, giving solace to the heart and the mind. Enjoy the ripples on the water while your boat passes, and experience the best of a panoramic view of nature while doing the activity. Types of Boat: You can either choose for Paddle Boating or Motor BoatingHow To Reach:Location can be easily reached by Private and Public Transport. 

59 Ratings


59 Ratings

₹ 350

₹ 300

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Zorbing in Shimla


Location: Tattapani, Shimla Zorbing is the game of moving downhill inside a sphere, for the most part made of straightforward plastic.You can use the ball to play a kind of Sumo wrestling match with your group. Does this sound thrilling to you ? Then come along with your loved ones and enjoy this recreational activity in Tattapani, Shimla. With this package, where you can enjoy with anyone, right about from small kids to elder people with a great time laughing and tumbling inside the zorb balls. Employing a proper instructor, providing all the necessary equipment and zorbing ball, the activity will leave you in splits and help you in making memories. If you are looking for some fun-Filled activity, then this activity is the perfect fit for you. How To Reach?Tattapani village is located in Mandi district at a distance of 51 km from Shimla and 29 km from Naldehra. The destination can be easily reached via public or private transport from Shimla.Note: People above the age of 10 years can participate in this tour.

36 Ratings


36 Ratings

₹ 500

₹ 350 per Adult

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Paragliding In Shimla
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Activity Location: Seri Junga, Shimla, Himachal PradeshActivity Timing: 09 AM to 5:30 PM  Activity Duration: 07-10 minutes (Depending on the wind)About Paragliding In Shimla:Shimla is known as Queen of Hills and is a favorite destination of many people seeking the opportunity to get close to the hills and see the real beauty. Paragliding in Shimla brings to you the aerial view of the hill station and that is why the unique and offbeat experience of Shimla paragliding is worth a try whenever you are here. Try this exciting activity and catch the bird's eye view of the city from 2000 ft. above.

243 Ratings


243 Ratings

₹ 3,800

₹ 2,850 per Adult

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Kufri Adventure Park


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Activity Location: KufriPark Timings: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PMAbout Kufri Adventure Park:When it's about the fun and excitement nothing is better than the Amusement. Experience fun amusement park rides and more with Himachal’s first advanced amusement park surrounded by great hiking, skiing, beautiful scenes and loads of adventure. The Kufri adventure park is one of the finest Hill Adventure Sports experience ever in North India at 9000 ft height from Sea Level. Book this Amusement Park in Kufri near Shimla and head for a fun day out.Note: All these activities can be done for 1 time only.

32 Ratings


32 Ratings

₹ 799

₹ 500 per Adult

Shimla Photoshoot | Book Photoshoot in Shimla @ Flat 26% off
Shimla Photoshoot | Book Photoshoot in Shimla @ Flat 26% off



Activity Location: Shimla, Himachal PradeshActivity Timings: You can avail of this activity anytime between 06:00 AM - 08:00 PM.Shimla is one of the best places to get clicked in the mountains. The majestic snow-clad mountains, stunningly lush greenery and the beautiful lakes in the land of Shimla greet you to enjoy their timeless beauty. And indeed to get an awesome photoshoot in Shimla.About the activity:• This package is not only ideal for friends, family, couples, solo travelers, but also for wedding photography, pre-wedding shoots and more.• Get captured around the iconic places of Shimla. A professional photographer will make your experience even better.• Choose your best outfit for the day. A professional photographer will reach your desired location and capture the moments most special and memorable for you to cherish forever.• And, if you have an idea about the places in Shimla for Photoshoot then you can tell to the photographer otherwise he/she will suggest several beautiful places.It is available in two variants:1. Standard Photoshoot: 100 photos (90-minute session)2. Premium Photoshoot: 150 photos (120-minute session)

27 Ratings


27 Ratings

₹ 2,300

₹ 1,799

People Also Ask About Shimla Things To Do

  1. Which are the best things to do in Shimla?

    Shimla is a scenic destination that attracts many tourists each year and it offers several recreational and adventurous pursuits. Exploring the colonial architecture of the Shimla State Museum and the Christ Church situated on the Ridge is a much revered activity here.

    Many travel groups organise Heritage Walk in Shimla and such trips takes the tourists across many places of interest. Shimla is filled with excellent picnic spots namely Glenn, Summer Hill and Chadwick Falls. Owing to its location i.e. the town is at the foothills of the Himalayas, a trip to Shimla would be incomplete without exploring its plethora of hiking routes.

    A ride on the popular Toy train that runs between Shimla to Kalka is also a much popular activity.

  2. Which are the best adventure activities to do in Shimla?

    Shimla serves as a perfect place to set the adrenaline levels to a risen height. The town boasts of many adventure sports activities that it offers to the visitors. Paragliding, Mountain Biking, Heli-Skiing, Camping, Golfing and Trekking are the most popular adventure activities to do in Shimla.

    One can also commit to advanced training in adventure sports at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports in Shimla. Ice Skating is considered the most favourite sport in the town. There are also water adventure sports in Shimla, like River Rafting.

  3. What are best offbeat things to do in Shimla?

    - Take a walk in the Pine Forest: Blessed with lush green and deciduous pine forests, Shimla brings out its magical facet when you go for a walk in one of the pine forests here and it is one of the finest Shimla things to do.
    Explore the wilderness and the quietude early in the morning while walking as the warm sun rays filter through the pine leaves touching your cold face. 
    Such a magical stroll through these enchanted forests can surely be considered as one of the most soothing things to do in Shimla.

    Location: Various locations.
    Highlights: Walk in the forest, Have a picnic, Hike to the forests.
    Cost: Free of cost.
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    - Cycle Tour to Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary: Known for its natural beauty and vast landscapes, Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit. If you want to relax in the green surroundings then hiking or cycling through the sanctuary must be on your list of things to do in Shimla.
    Prior permission from the Department of Wildlife is required. Once you manage that, get ready to meet foxes, eagles or even leopards.

     NH 22, Charabra Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh - 171012.
    Highlights: Get a cycle and explore the wildlife. You can spot various species of birds and animals including Monkeys, Deers, and if you're lucky you can spot a Leopard too.
    Cost: INR 200 per vehicle. Cycles can also be hired at the sanctuary for a nominal price.
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    - Enjoy the view of Shimla from Summer Hill: Part of the seven hills that form Shimla, the view from Summer Hill is one of those that you will never forget. Also known as Potter’s Hill, during winter, the hill is covered in pure white snow, and refreshingly pleasant during summers, making it the perfect escape from bustling city crowds and it is one of the Shimla famous things.
    In the past, Summer Hill has hosted Mahatma Gandhi at the Georgian mansion of Rajkumari Amrit Kaur. Today, it is home to the famous painter, Amrita Shergil. Himachal Pradesh University is also located here and provides students with the ideal location for concentrated studies.

    Location: 5 km from The Ridge.
    You need to take the toy train to reach Summer Hill which is an amazing experience to have in Shimla. Summer Hill is the greenest neighbourhood of Shimla town away from the city crowds.
    Cost: No entry fee.

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    - Take a Historical Walk in Kuthar Fort: Looking for what to do in Shimla? Then, A walk to Kuthar Fort is one of the best things to do in Shimla. Kuthar Fort is placed in the undying serenity of the Himalayas and is one of the best places to visit in Shimla to get into history.
    The fort spans an area of about 52.8 square kilometers and is located in the middle of the exotic background, pools as well as the beautiful gardens.

    Location: Kuthar Fort is located at a small distance from both Arki and Subathu.
    Highlights: Stretched in the large area of the region, there are a number of fresh-water springs flowing through here. It is surrounded by different picturesque locations such as the Gurkha Fort from Subathu, Kunihar, and Kasauli hill station.
    Cost: INR 5 per person for Children
               INR 10 per person for Adults
               INR 100 per person for Foreigners
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    - Have a coffee at Cafe Simla Times: Sip a hot cuppa while sitting in this warm cosy cafe overlooking the best of Shimla views. It is located within the Willow hotel and provides lip-smacking gourmet cuisines like Italian, Indian, Lebanese, Chinese and Thai along with exquisite drinks and cocktails.
    It has snug indoor as well as charming outdoor settings for guests to enjoy their solitude. You can sit under the crisp sunlight during the day and stretch it till the sundowner drinks are served while listening to some live music by the local bands. It is also a great place for a quick snack after your legs are weary by exploring around Shimla.

    Location: Hotel Willow Banks, Mall Rd, Near Tourism lift, Bemloi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
    Highlights: Rooftop cafe, famous among tourists, great food.
    Cost: Approx INR 1500 for 2 people.
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    Experience Golfing like Never before at Naldehra: One of the best things to do in Shimla is golfing at Naldhera, which has the most alluring golf course surrounded by mesmerizing splendours. The heart-stopping atmosphere of the environs adds up to an amazing golfing experience. With 18 hole golf course, you can also savour delectable delicacies at the property.    

    The address of Naldhera golf course is, P.O. Durgapur, Naldehra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171007, around 22 km from the heart of Shimla.
    Highlights: One of the oldest golf course in India, Naldehra is the 9 hole golf course measuring 4,285 yards. The golf course is open throughout the year.
    Cost: Rs 400/- (Green fee) for Indians and Rs. 570/- (Green fee) for Foreigners.
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    - Ski through the Hillocks of Kufri: Looking for what to do in Shimla, then skiing in kufri is one of the best things to do in Shimla. Exemplary hillock located at an altitude of 2622 meters is the winter sports capital of Shimla, with enthralling snow adventures, skiing being one of them. The scenic beauty of Kufri is beyond one’s imagination, covered with snow in all the quarters. You will just get spellbind as you ski through the snow, at this quaint slice of Himalayas. Moreover, here you can also delve in Heliskiing, which is reached by helicopter instead of a ski lift and, is a little costlier.

    Location: Located at a distance 13 kilometres from Shimla, you can enjoy skiing at Kufri’s amusement park.
    Highlights: You can indulge yourself in various adventurous activities like trekking, camping, tobogganing, etc. Kufri along with Chail and Shimla forms the famous Golden Triangle of Himachal Pradesh.
    Cost: The cost ranges between Rs 300/- to Rs 500/-.
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    - Visit to Apple Orchards: One of the most exciting activities to do in Shimla is picking apples in the lovely apple orchards. Shimla is blessed with the perfect weather to grow apples and thus, is filled with numerous orchards that produce and export copious amounts of crispy, crunchy and deliciously sweet apples. You can even learn a lot about the process of growing different types of apples by interacting with the farmers there.

    Location: Various locations in Shimla.
    Highlights: Apple picking, photography.
    Cost: Depends on different orchards.
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  4. What are the best things to do with family?

    - Shopping at Lakkar Bazaar: Any vacation or holiday to Shimla is just incomplete without Shopping at Lakkar Bazaar. Lakkar Bazaar is an ideal shopping destination for people who enjoy colourful street shopping.

    Location: Adjoining the Ridge in Shimla.
    Highlights: The Shimla’s Lakkar Bazaar is famous especially for its woollen apparels. In the Bazaar, you can come across a diverse range of artefacts, pashmina shawls, woollens and handicrafts for you to pick from. Dry fruits and the "Kullu Shawls" of the bazaar are also very famous.
    A popular eatery here in the Lakkar Bazaar is the Sita Ram. It serves the best sumptuous ‘chole bhature’ to satiate your hunger post shopping. Other things found at the Bazaar include wooden handicrafts, Chinese shoes, Tibetan mats and carpets. Shops also house handmade shoes, woollen caps and dolls.
    Cost: No entry fee.

    - Visit Rashtrapati Niwas: .Presently known as the Institute of Advanced Studies, Rashtrapati Niwas is a stunning building and visiting here is one of the best things to do in Shimla. Only some parts of the institute are open for tourists to visit while others are used by the institute. It will take your breath away with its Scottish architecture and the lovely vast lawns around it. It is located on the western end of Shimla ridge, 3.5 km away from the centre. The institute is open for tourists from 9 am to 4:50 pm and remains closed on Mondays and national holidays.

    Location: Rashtrapati Nivas Chaura Maidan Road, Near, Observatory Hill, Boileauganj, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
    Highlights: Scottish architecture, immaculately manicured gardens.
    Cost: Entry fees is INR 50 for Indian Nationals and INR 100 for Foreigners.
              Separate fees for senior citizens, children and garden area guided tour at INR 30.
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    - Enjoy a panoramic view from Kiala forest: The perfect destination for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and adventure sports lovers, Kiala Forest gives you dense vegetation and varied wildlife. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city or capture unforgettable moments in the wilderness, you will never be disappointed and it is one of the best Shimla local sightseeing places.
    The best way to explore this reserve forest is on foot so if you have luggage with you, feel free to use the locker facility available. A little away from the main city, this is the perfect getaway from the busy crowds, right into nature’s lap. You are advised to carry snacks and water.

    Location: Kotkhai, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - 171202.
    Highlights: The forest is quite deep and you can also spot leopards and other wild animals while exploring the forest. 
    Cost: No entry fee.
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    - Day Outing at Green Valley: With a lot of tourists coming here, Green valley or as the locals call it Hassan Valley, is one of the paramount places to visit for a detour from Shimla for a day and it is one of the offbeat things to do in Shimla. It lies amidst the beautiful mountain ranges and is just 10 Km away from Shimla by car. It is located on the way to Kufri from Shimla, so travellers can stop here on the way and enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. Roam around, have a picnic or hike in the dense evergreen forest of Deodar here. An ideal place to come to breathe the fresh mountainous air, away from the now touristy Shimla, Green valley is surely a place worth visiting. 

    Location: Kufri, Himachal Pradesh 171012.
    Highlights: Breathtaking views of Himalayan Ranges, dense Deodar forests.
    Cost: No entry fees.
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    Awaken the spirituality at Tara Devi Temple: Visiting Tara Devi Temple is one of the most popular religious activities to do in Shimla. Situated at an altitude of 1851 above sea level and set at an ideal location with quiet forests and valleys at its backdrop, this temple oozes out positive vibes and tranquillity. As you step into the premises of this temple, you will see that it is a fully wooden building and has been recently renovated just like the old structure of 250 years, probably more. The idol of Tara Devi inside is built from Ashtadhatu, a unique blend of eight elements. It is pretty easy to come here as it is located 11 km from Shimla.

    Location: NH.22, Kachi Ghati, Bagh, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001.
    Highlights: Peaceful religious setting.
    Cost: No entry fees.
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    - Learn the Culture at Himachal State Museum: If you are coming to Shimla with your children, Himachal State Museum is a great place to take them. The museum highlights ancient, archaeological, and artistic objects such as antique tools, utensils, coins, and traditional garments. They are a great source to know the culture and heritage of Shimla and Himachal Pradesh. With the museum also providing with scenic views atop the secluded hill, it would surely be one of the fascinating activities to do in Shimla. Make sure you come here after checking your calendar as it remains closed on Mondays and other public holidays.

    Location: Museum Road, near Doordarshan Kendra, Chaura Maidan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
    Highlights: Archaeological objects, hilltop views.
    Cost: INR 30 for Indian Nationals and INR 100 for Foreign Nationals.
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    - Light a candle at Christ Church: Built-in a Neo-Gothic style by the Britishers, Christ Church is a very popular landmark in Shimla. Tourists and architecture lovers usually come here to ogle at the colourful stained glass windows and the Sanctuary Wall Fresco and it is one of the Shimla best things to do. Some also come here with a religious purpose and even light a candle after praying. The fact that this church is the second oldest church in Northern India makes it more alluring to visit.  Visiting here in winters is surely one of the best things to do in Shimla, as its beauty doubles up and looks just like a castle surrounded by the thick white snow.

    Location: Hotel Ridge View, Ridge To US Club, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
    Highlights: Neo-Gothic style of architecture.
    Cost: No entry fees.
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    - Hike to Shaily Peak: One of the prettiest spots in Shimla, Shaily Peak is located about 22 km away from Shimla at Nalhendra hill station and it is one of the Shimla best things to do. It is a lush green peak with dense forests and rocky trails, to which you can trek for about 8 km, starting from Khatnol. Pack along some food and water for a great picnic after reaching the top. The ideal time to visit here would be early in the morning when it is still misty and magical. The stunning views of the sunrise and the beautiful sunset from the hilltop are to die for. A golf course is also present here for you to enjoy playing in the lush green terrains of Shaily. With all these, visiting Shaily peak is surely one of the top things to do in Shimla. 

    Location: Nalhendra, Himachal Pradesh.
    Highlights: Admire nature, photography, trekking.
    Cost: No entry fees.
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    Go Johnnie’s Wax Museum: A recent addition to tourist attractions in Shimla, the museum was inaugurated in 2016. Currently, housing 16 life-size statues of popular personalities from fields on movies, sports and politics, the statues are made at the famous Madame Tussauds in London. You can also get a wax replica of your hand at an additional nominal cost. Put this on your things to do in Shimla list and get ready to meet Harry Potter, Barack Obama, Tony Stark and Amir Khan amongst others.

    Location: Near Willow Bank, 2, Mall Road, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - 171001.
    Highlights: Statues 
    are handmade in London. All the statues look amazingly realistic which makes it a must-visit place in Shimla.
    Cost: INR 250 per person.
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  5. Which are the most adventurous places for trekking in Shimla?

    Trekking is a very exciting adventure sport, where one has to map a journey on foot from one mountain incline to another mountain incline. Every mountain slope in Shimla is distinct from the other, with varying altitude and terrain, where one can find them treading through jungle terrains, undulating slopes and snow cap mountains.

    The magnificent hills surrounded by snowy peaks are ideal for trekking in Shimla in India. The Himachal Pradesh Development Corporation (HPTDC) provides guidance, camps, equipment and hospitality services to all trekkers.

    Some popular trekking places around Shimla are Chharabra, Naldehra, and Narkanda. One can also venture out for the famous treks of Hattu Peak via Sutlej Valley and trek to Tara Devi temple from Shimla.

  6. Which are the best campsites in Shimla? What is the perfect time for camping?

    Shimla is an all year round travel destination. Here the summer months are pleasant and during the winter months it snows. Activity like camping lets one explore the rustic countryside of Shimla and other adjoining areas of Kufri, Kullu and Manali, Snow Trails Camp is located at an elevation of 2250 m and offer a great camping experience.

    Camp little Heart Resort, is a secluded and a hidden Wild side nature camp providing incredible camping experiences. Mashobra Greens is another campsite located amidst an extensive cedar-shaded trail, intersected by rivulets and streams. The greatest months of the year for outdoor camping in Shimla are from April to June and from September to October.

  7. Where I can do river rafting in Shimla? How much will it cost?

    River rafting is an enthralling group activity that makes one glide through river rapids on a raft. Shimla is also famous for its white water rafting that starts from Chabba and ends at Tattapani.

    The rafting activity is done on this stretch of 12 km and it takes approximately two hours to battle down challenging the rapids of the Sutlej River. Rafting activity starts at INR 500/8 USD per person.

  8. Which are the best sites for Birding in Shimla? What is the best time?

    The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a thriving population of animals like European red deer, ghoral, flying squirrel and the Himalayan black bear and also birds like the Chir pheasant and the Khalij pheasant, russet sparrow, wire-tailed swallow, green-backed and great tit and blue whistling thrush.

    Chail is a great place for bird watching and hiking small trails. On the Hatu Peak trek, visitors can spot a number of bird species like Indian blue robin, brownish-flanked bush warbler, Himalayan griffon, large hawk cuckoo, black and yellow grosbeak, spotted nutcracker, greenish and lemon-romped warbler, ultramarine and Asian brown flycatcher, Eurasian blackbird among others.

    These places can be visited throughout the year, however, summers are considered as the best time to visit Chail.

  9. Which are the best markets to shop in Shimla? What are the souvenirs to take back home?

    A popular activity among most tourists visiting Shimla is shopping. The hill station of Shimla like all major hill stations in India houses a shopping street called The Mall road. In here one will discover a row of shops selling various lifestyle goods. The Mall Road in Shimla attracts a lot of tourists for its old world charm displayed through its colonial buildings adorning French windows, meandering roads, clock tower etc.

    The Cottage industries Emporium sell a variety of hand woven carpets, shawls, blankets, handmade paper, exquisitely carved wooden table and Himachal hats which comes in vibrant colours and designs. The Lakkar Bazaar Market is a treasure trove of antiques and wooden works from the Himachali region.

  10. Where can I do ice skating in Shimla? At what time of the year it is available and what are its charges?

    The Shimla ice-skating rink is a famous arena for this unusual sport of Ice Skating in India. Shimla is set against the backdrop of the Himalayas and is one of the most picturesque destinations in India and it houses an Ice Skating Rink with the largest open-air area with naturally frozen ice in this part of the world.

    Ice-skating begins in early December and carries on till February. If one shares intimate love for snow, clear skies and low temperatures, ice skating here will be a blissful experience. One can attempt a series of uninterrupted sessions at a nominal charge of INR 200/3 USD per person

  11. When is the best time to visit the Chadwick waterfall in Shimla?

    The Chadwick Falls is located at an altitude of 1586 m above sea level and looks surreal at the backdrop of the brilliant undulating terrain. The best time to visit the Chadwick Falls is after monsoons during the months of July to October, when the water level increases rapidly and due to its height of 86 m, the waterfall reverberates a gushing sound as the water cascades down a deep gorge. This fall can be approached via a short trek through Summer Hill.

  12. Which are some famous must visit museums in Shimla?

    One of the best ways to explore the rich heritage of Shimla and its bygone era is to visit its prominent museums. The Himachal State Museum is where you can find various preserved artefacts; displayed among theme will be antique books, coins, paintings, jewelleries and handicraft items.

    Shimla Heritage Museum on the other hand is for all the art lovers and history buffs. This museum is about the history and culture of Shimla during the pre-independence period. Lastly, the Army Heritage Museum display knowledge to its visitors about the various regiments of Indian Army.

  13. What are things to do at Kufri Fun World near Shimla? What are its charges?

    The Kufri Fun World is an amusement park near Shimla that houses the highest go-kart track in the world. This amusement park is located at the top of Mahasu peak at a height of 2,800 metres and could be reached after a short hike. The park offers engaging activities and rides like the swinging boat and the merry-go-round.

    It offers all sorts of thrilling adventure activities like P LINE, Valley Crossing, Burma Bridge, Balancing Rope, Bamboo Bridge, Tyre Bridge and Commando Net etc. One can also enjoy snow skiing inside the park for half an hour. The park is also equipped with recreational areas and a canteen. Tickets are priced between INR 800/12 USD and INR 2400/38 USD.

  14. Which are the best places to visit for a spiritual experience in Shimla?

    The famous Bhimakali Temple in Shimla is a very popular tourist attraction. The temple brings a lot of tourists to its doorsteps. The religious place is also an architectural wonder for being one of the representatives of 51 Shakti Peeths.
    Jakhu Temple and Kalibari Temple are among other best places to visit for a spiritual experience in Shimla. For an offbeat experience, one must Trek to Jakhoo Hill that houses a temple at its peak. Many trekkers undertake the trek in search for a tranquil atmosphere. Tourists can also avail Yoga and meditation packages for a spiritual experience when in Shimla at reputed spas and resorts.

  15. What are things to do during a corporate team outing in Shimla?

    Shimla is a hill station located at the foothill of the Himalayas and is much popular among tourists. The is characterized by lush greeneries, undulating slopes, valleys, mountains, rivers and snow during winters. On a corporate team outing, one must create the itinerary including local sightseeing of the temples and museums in addition to exciting adventure activities like Paragliding, Mountain Biking, Heli-Skiing, Camping, Golfing and Trekking. Ice Skiing can be a great activity to try out with the corporate team during the winter months.

  16. Where can I do boating in Shimla? What are its charges?

    Tourists visiting Shimla usually spend most of their days sightseeing and shopping, apart from this, tourists can also spend their leisure time by boating in Sutlej River and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Sutlej River is a very popular palace for boating where the ride gets more beautiful with the addition of the blissful environment amidst valley and greenery. The river is surrounded by the hills and lush jungles housing various species of birds, butterflies and flowers.
    Boating Packages including boating for a fixed duration, an Instructor, Life jackets (at the lake) and a Welcome drink are priced at INR 500/8 USD.

  17. Which are the best places for skiing near Shimla? What are its charges?

    Skiing is a much loved adventure activity around the world and even in India, skiing in the undulating terrains of the Himalayas is a much favoured entertainment activity for all the tourists visiting Shimla in their vacation. There are many places in Shimla that offers skiing namely Kufri which is at an altitude of 2622 meters is considered to be a skier's paradise.

    Mashobra and Narkanda are also popular locations for skiing in Shimla. Skiing session charges starts INR 300/5 USD onwards

  18. What are the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Shimla?

    Shimla is a beautiful hill station at the foothill of the Himalayas and is characterized by lush greeneries, undulating slopes, valleys, mountains, rivers and snow during winters. Over the years Shimla has become a much preferred destination for honeymoon couples, who apart from local sightseeing of the temples and museums, indulges in a load of other adventure activities in Shimla like Paragliding, Mountain Biking, Heli-Skiing, Camping, Golfing and Trekking. Honeymoon Couples also visit Shimla to try Ice Skiing during the winter months.

  19. What are the timings and charges to enjoy a toy train ride in Shimla?

    The Shimla toy train service runs between Kalka and Shimla offering a grand view of the pine covered hill tops of the beautiful environment. The region boasts of rich flora and fauna, amidst a serene setting. Toy train is the best mode of transport to explore the picturesque places that fall between Shimla and Kalka.

    Toy trains run every day at their given hours and each train tickets namely Rail Motor, Shimla Kalka Express and Himalayan Queen are priced differently. The ticket rates starts from INR 300/5 USD.

  20. Can I do yak ride in Shimla? Is it easy to go for a yak ride?

    Shimla has always been an attraction for tourists, so in order to attract more tourists they introduced yak rides way back in the year 2005. Though horse rides are a common scene here, yak rides also provide an uplifting experience. Yak rides in Shimla are conducted by local Yak owners who take tourists out for a fun ride for duration of 10-15 minutes along the lofty terrains of Shimla. A single ride on a Yak costs only 100 rupees, with an additional 50 rupees for a photograph on the back of the animal.

  21. Is trekking to Jakhoo Hill in Shimla easy? What are the things to keep in mind?

    The beautiful Forest Hikes around the vicinity of Shimla is a rewarding experience for all nature lovers. The highest point of Shimla is the Jakhu Temple located atop a hill that houses a 108 tall feet statue of Lord Hanuman which is the tallest Hanuman statue in the World.

    The Jakhu Hill Trek is a steep uphill climb of 2 kms through the beautiful winding roads across a ridge offering breath taking views at each juncture. Trekking to Jakhu Hill is extremely easy for people who engage in regular physical activities.

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30 November 2016
Rahul Singh Bhabha Pass Trek
Beauty can't be described in words but pictures do very well.
19 February 2020
The location is perfect for nature lovers. We enjoyed the view from our hotel rooms. The breakfast buffet was delicious. It is indeed a well-maintained property.
07 November 2019
Rakesh Nambeesan Uptown Boutique Homes
Thanks to Thrillophilia fro arranging this awesome trip package with stays and complimentary activities. I loved and enjoyed the sightseeing tour to Kufri with this comfortable stay package.
03 January 2020
Jyoti Bhattathiri Uptown Boutique Homes
Place is good. If you are expecting a break from city life. It was organized very well. The food has options and games are interesting. Perfect place to be in nature.
16 January 2020
Hiranmaya Sharma Dwarika Residency, Shimla
I visited last week with my family. the stay was very comfortable, the food provided was delicious. Staff was also very helping. We enjoyed hike to Pabbar River and guided pine forest walk. The room was very clean. We enjoyed the view from our room.
27 December 2020
Prashant saini Tree House In Shimla
The host and his team are very friendly and they provide the best of their best service and stay to u Thanks to property owner and his team they serve delicious food in the jungle ???????? Overall they are best in terms of luxurious camping sort of things keep up Danyawad
24 November 2020
Koshmi Yadav Camping In Shimla
The camp is located near Chail which is around 45kms from Shimla. This is amidst of the forest which gives you a sense of peace and relax your mind. Quality of food is superb with delicious taste.
15 December 2019
Ganak Chopra Apple Farm Stay
Had the best day there with my family. We enjoyed every moment of our stay, especially the hiking. The food provided was delicious with quite a variety. All thanks to the Thrillophilia for providing such a user friendly online booking platform with discounted deals..
13 February 2020
Anjushree Singh Apple Farm Stay
It is a village style resort between the lush green apple orchards. Experiencing Khaddu lifestyle was totally a different and new thing for us. Thanks to Thrillophilia for combining stays with such amazing inclusive activities at the best online deals.
15 November 2019
Kamalesh Chopra The Corner House Shimla
It was a gift from my side to my parents for their 25th wedding anniversary. On special request, the staff has arranged a cake and had also arranged a small decoration room to celebrate the evening for my parents. They were very friendly and I loved their hospitality. Thank you Thrillophilia for providing instant booking confirmation.

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