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Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 

Anisha Choudhary, student of Saksham Sanchar Foundation shared her experience of travelling to Shimla via travel blog.

Last December I visited Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. A transformative journey that turned my heart from the shores to the peaks.

And discovering this blog is a sign for you to escape to the dreamy and divine peaks, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and explore the charming heritage sites of Shimla. 

Travel plan

  1. Best time to visit
Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 
  • For a pleasant temperature(15°C to 30°C) the best time is – March to June
  • For experiencing snowfall the best time is – November to January
  1. How to reach Shimla
Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 
  • By air: The Jubbarhatti Airport is the nearest airport to Shimla (22 km from the city) from there you can avail taxis to reach the city. 
  • By train: The nearest station is the Kalka railway station, located at a distance of 85 km from Shimla. You can then enjoy toy train ride from there to the city. 
  • By road: Shimla is very well connected by roadways to many other cities and you can take cabs to Shimla from your city for a comfortable journey. 
  1. What to pack
  • Woollen clothes
  • Rain coat/ umbrella
  • Comfy shoes
  • Medicine
  • Id proofs
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen 
  1. Places to visit
  • Kali Bari Temple 

Timings – 6AM-7PM

Entry Fee – Free

Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 
  • Jakhoo Ropeway

Timings – 9.30AM-6.15PM

Entry fee – 200 INR (3 to 12 years) 

                   250 INR (above 12 years) 

Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 
  •  Christ Church

  Timings – 8AM-6PM

  Entry Fee – Free

Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 
  • Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex

Timings – 11AM-1:15PM, 1:45PM-7PM

Entry Fee – INR 10, For camera: INR 25

Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 
  • Mall Road 

Timings – 9AM-9PM 

Entry Fee – Free

Explore the Enchanting Charms of Shimla: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide. 

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