Shimla : A Royal Beauty
Shimla opens up before as an interesting blend of a holiday resort and a hill town. Tourists throng the Mall while the bazaars are rife with local color. The beauty of the town has been preserved considerably thanks to the ban on cars in the central area. Walking around the town offers a unique charm as you enjoy the local views while doing so. Located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, Shimla certainly possesses a magnificent skyline. While walking down the Ridge, you can easily spot the glorious snowcapped peaks in the far distance if the sky is clear. You can even enjoy some quiet walks in the forested areas of Shimla. Numerous sights are present in and around Shimla for you to enjoy.
How to Get There
By Air :
Shimla Airport is at Jubbarhatti, 23 km from city and is connected to Chandigarh, Kullu, Delhi.
By Rail :
Shimla is connected to Kalka (96 km) on Meter Gauge and it takes around 6 Hrs. from KALKA to reach SHIMLA. Shivalik Express is a Deluxe Train on this route with less halts and pantry facility. There are 103 tunnels on the route with longest being 1.2 K.M. long.
By Road :
Shimla is well connected to neighboring places like New Delhi and Chandigarh through national highways. Distances from few cities; Kalka: 80 km, Chandigarh: 119 km, Delhi: 370 km, Manali: 280 km
Kaali Bari Temple