Shimla is a stunning place surrounded by Hills and snowy mountains. This city makes you fall in love with its curves and bends. For the true tourist in you we have narrowed down 8 places in and around Shimla that you can’t give a miss… Places See Shimla !
If you want to experience an unforgettable sunset or sunrise then you have to go to this picturesque township about 5 kilometers away from Shimla Ridge. You will see green carpets; just make sure your camera is ready to get the serene view captured.
The Mall Road
British rulers wherever they went and resided liked to make a main attraction a road for the rich to relish -The Mall Road. This lies in the heart of the city lined with cafes, bakeries and little shops around. For a good walk and a place to soak on the culture.
Stays up as high as 8000 feet it is the highest point in the city. It has a short trek up to the top there is a statue of Lord Hanuman where both tourists and devotee’s gather to get their blessings.
Just a 45-minute drive away, this city is a paradise for the mountain lovers. You can go ride a horse or even a yak. The house of winter sports makes sure you try your hand at skiing and ice-skating.
A beautiful waterfall at 1500 or so meters is like a breath of fresh air. The water provided in the fall is from the perennial rivers of Himalayas. so it never runs dry and is an all year round thing to see. Due to it being super slippery avoid visiting this place after dark.
About 50 kilometers away from Shimla it will take you not more than two hours to reach this quaint little town. The city known for its architectural marvels also has the highest cricket pitch in the whole wide world.
The Scandal Point, Ridge
A treat for a photographer; this place has the best views and is extremely popular with tourists. You can view all the tall sky touching mountains from the Himalayan Range standing proud. The snow is there all year round. You will get mesmerized by its beauty also don’t forget to check out the Tudor Library there.
Naldehra and Shaily Peak
If you want a change of view from the cold icy mountains then go to the Naldehra and Shaily Peak. It’s a scenic trek where one can even go with their family. The lush greenery in such a cold climate may surprise you. We suggest you take a picnic along so you can enjoy the view while you eat.