THE MALL: This is the main attraction and shopping centre of shimla with restaurants. Gaiety Theatre, which is a reproduction of an old British theatre and is a center of cultural
activities. Lakkar Bazaar next to the Ridge is popular for its wood crafts.
KALI BARI TEMPLE: A few distance away from scandal Point towards General Post Office.
JAKHOO TEMPLE (2.5 Km) 2455 m: This is Shimla's highest peak offers a great view of the town. An ancient
Lord Hanuman temple. Can be reached from Ridge near Church walking or can also hire
pony or taxi to visit the temple.
MEUSEUM (3 Km): Ancient Historical
Sculptors and paintings of Himachal Pradesh. Visiting hours 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed on
Monday and gazetted holidays.
PROSPECT HILL (5 Km) 2155 m: This hill Crowned by a temple dedicated to
Kamna Devi is just 15 minutes walk from Boileauganj on shimla Bilaspur road. The hill offers
nice views of the area.
HILL (7 Km) 1983 m: A nice superb
on Shimla-Kalka Railway line. The Father of
Nation, Mahatma Gandhi during his visit to Shimla lived in the elegant Georgian House of
Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur. HP University is situated here.
CHADWICK FALLS (7 Km) 1586 m: Surrounded by thick forests. About 35 minutes walk from
Summer Hill Chowk.
SANKAT MOCHAN (7 Km) 1975 m: On Shimla Kalka road is famous Lord
Hanuman temple. It provides an excellent view of Shimla town. The place can be
visited by Bus or Taxi.
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DEVI (11 Km) 1851 m: On Shimla Kalka
highway this place can be accessed by Rail, bus and car. From the station or road you
can visit the temple either on foot or by taxi .
(60 Km) 2708 m: On the Hindustan Tibet
road, Narkanda offers spectacular views of snow ranges. An uphill trek through Deodar
woods leads to Hatu Peak (8 Km). Ancient temple of Hatu Mata is alive with skiers.
HPTDC runs Hotel Hatu and in winters short skiing courses are organised.
KOTGARH (82 Km) 1830 m: By road, bifurcation from Narkanda (18 Km) Land of apples and apricots.
RAMPUR (140 Km) 924 m: On the Hindustan Tibet Road. Once the capital of the Princely State of
Bushahr, the town is situated on the banks of Satluj river, Big Commercial Centre and
famous International Lavi fare which is held in November every year, Dumgir Buddhist
Temple, Padam Palace, Raghunath Temple, Ayodhya temple and Narsingh Temple, are worth
visiting. Himachal Tourism runs a tourist Complex and air conditioned Cafe, Satluj.
KHARAPATHHAR (85 Km) 2673 m: Motorable on Shimla-Rohru road. A famous religious shrine Giriganga is 7
Km on foot or by jeep.
JUBBAL (90 Km) 1892 m: Headquarters of the erstwhile Princely State, Jubbal has a superbly
maintained Palace which was designed by a French architect in the 1930 and is remarkable
mix of European and indigenous styles.
MASHOBRA (12 Km) 2148 m:
By road on Shimla Naldehra road. This place is surrounded by thick forests and offers ideal walks.
Goddess Durga temple is worth seeing.
CRAIGNANO (18 Km) 2149 m: By road on Shimla-Naldhera road, Ideal picnic spot with lawns and
NALDEHRA (22 Km) 2044 m: Motorable On Shimla Tattapani road. this is a nine hole golf course. It was
designed by the British viceroy, Lord Curzon who was so enchanted by this place that he
gave his daughter Alexandra, Naldehra as her second name. Ancient Nag temple is also
TATTAPANI (65 Km) 680 m:
By road on Shimla-Mandi Highway via Naldehra. Tattapani has hot water springs having
sulpher contents, also Hindu temples and Shiv Goofa at Saraur (4 Km) are worth seeing