Shimla Tours – Places of visits Shimla
Shimla is a beautiful hill town located in the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh. Also fondly called as the “Queen of the Hills”, the picturesque hill town of Shimla was the summer capital of British Raj in India. Now the city is served as the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is one of most popular hill stations and tourist & holiday destinations in the country. It is perhaps the most picturesque hill station in North India that you would come across on your north India tours and travels. This beautiful hill station of north India is known for its mind-boggling topography which is combinations of rolling lush hills, lush green gorgeous valleys, chatty mountain streams, garrulous rivers, dense forests, fruit laden orchards, vista of snow-caped mountain peaks, and cool & delightful climate.
With unique and pleasant ambiance, Shimla is an ideal getaway from the noise and rush of the plains. It is an ideal spot to beat the heat of the plains. The beautiful town with extraordinary scenic beauty attracts a large number of travelers and vacationers from all over the world. It is also a favored destination of honeymooners or newly wed couples. Besides nature beauty, you will encounter several fascinating tourist attractions on your Shimla tour. You will surly love to visit, explore and enjoy the attractions of Shimla – the Queen of Hill Stations. Some of worth visit attractions of tours and travels in Shimla are following.
Christ Church – It is the second oldest church of North India. It is one of the major landmarks in the city. This architecturally beautiful church stands overlooking the Ridge. It’s tainted glass windows and clocks (though not working anymore), add to its magnificence. It is a worth visit attractions in the city. Other important churches in this beautiful north Indian city are St Michaels’ Cathedral and Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Jakhoo TempleM – Situated on the scenic Jakhoo Hill, it is one of the must visit attractions in the city. Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, this beautiful temple offers panoramic vista of valleys, snow-clad mountain peaks and the town. The temple is also a very right place for watching beautiful views of sunrise and sunset.
The Mall – It is the main commercial & shopping area of Shimla. It is located near the Ridge and the Scandal Point. The Ridge and the Scandal Point are also very popular attractions in the city for tourists.
Sankat Mochan Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Kali Bari Mandir, Summer Hill, Elysium Hill, State Museum, Padam Palace, Colonial Houses, Viceroy Lodge, Kamru Fort, Arki Fort, Glen Forest, Chadwick Falls, Prospect Hill, Observatory Hill, etc are other major attractions of Shimla tour and travels. These important tourist attractions in the city are playing a big role in preparing a truly perfect Shimla tour package. Tourists on this hill station tour also can take excursion trip to nearby fascinating places like Kurfi, Chail, Naldhera, Mashhobra, etc. Tourists can make their vacation more enjoyable by Shimla Manali tours. Manali is one another deserving and popular hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh.