Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Shimla – Delhi
Drive for Shimla, one of the most popular hill stations in India. It is referred to as the ‘Queen of Hills’.
Shimla is a secular culture boasts for many religious places which includes several Temples, Churches, Mosque and Gurudwaras. Today, its well developed facilities, easy accessibility and numerous attractions make it one of India’s most popular hill resorts. Also one can enjoy various adventures such as Camping, Bungee Jumping, Cycling, Horse Riding, Para Gliding, Safaris, Skating, Trekking, Wild Life, Yak Riding and many more.
Next morning after breakfast take on a city tour to Shimla visiting.
Fagu situated on Hindustan-Tibet Road (22-km), at a height of 2,450m. Fagu is gifted with some enchanting views.
Chail this picturesque resort located amidst scented forests of chinar, pine and gigantic deodars was once the summer capital of Maharaja of Patiala. Chail is built on three hills on the other side of massive Himalayan ranges spectacular in the sun and snow. Away from hustle and bustle Chail is quit peaceful and comfortable place to visit. Surrounded by gigantic deodar and well-maintained Chail Cricket ground is the highest cricket ground in the world. Several trek routes lead out of Chail up to the Chur Dhar peak and to Shimla. During winters, skiing is possible at Narkanda. There is also a wildlife sanctuary 3km from Chail with a limited number of deer and birds. This is also great hiking country.
Kufri at 8,150 ft has some good hiking trails, including the one to Mahasu peak. Ponies are a convenient way to explore the delightful valleys and hills. The Indira Tourist Park also offers some delightful views of the countryside. The Himalayan Nature Park is home to local animals and birds but apart from a picturesque countryside, there is not much to see here!
Annandale, just 2-km below the Ridge in Shimla, offers a picturesque piece of ground, charmingly adapted for recreation in the days of the Raj. Today it affords a pleasant change from the perpetual slopes above.
7-km west of the ridge from Shimla is the Chadwick Falls, which was once the site of a 67-m aquatic spectacle.The most prominent building on the Mall is the yellow Christ Church, reputed to be the second oldest church in northern India. The silhouette of this can be seen on the skyline for miles around.
Churdhar Sanctuary got its name from the Chur Peak, on the top of which sits a majestic status of Lord Shiva. One is sure to come across a large number of multi-colored and agile Monals in the adjoining forests. No visit to the state capital Shimla is complete without visiting Jakhu Hill. This hill looms over Shimla town and is the geographical nucleus. The Hanuman temple at the top of Jakhu hill is the highest point in town. Overnight at hotel.
Day free for leisure. You can opt for adventurous games. Later return back to Delhi.