Shimla is located in the north west himalaya and is capital of himachal pradesh. Himachal Pradesh is a hilly state of north india and is blessed with natural beauty and attractions for visitors. Shimla city was the summer capital during british rule. This city is spread about 12kms distance. The best way to visit shimla is using narrow gauge train from kalka which passes through mountains and offers beautiful views on the way. You can enjoy variety of adventure sports in shimla such as Skiing, Trekking and golfing etc.
General information about shimla:-
Altitude : 2213 meters.
Temperature : Summer - 14 - 27 max ( deg celcius) Winter 5 - 16 deg C
Best time to visit: April - July during summer, Dec/Jan if you want to enjoy snow
Languages : pahari, hindi, english
1. Road: Shimla is around 120KM from Chandigarh, 340KM from Delhi, 150KM from Ambala. Many tourist buses and other luxury buses are available from chandigarh and delhi.
2.Rail: Narrow gauge line connects shimla with kalka which is around 90KM.
3.Air: There is one airport Jubbor Hatti in Shimla which is around 23KM from shimla city. Jagson Airlines has flights from delhi to shimla. Though the flights are not very frequent.
This website provides general overview about shimla which is a hill station in himachal pradesh ( India ). It will include links to important places in and around shimla. This place is very good for visiting during summmer. There are lot of places to visit in and around shimla. Mall Road is one of the famous spot in shimla. Other spots like Jaakhu temple, kufri and lakar bazaar are worth to see when in shimla.