One of the most favourable places is Shimla, the Summer capital of Himachal pradesh. Mostly travelers loves to visit Shimal becoz there they can do lots of things there like trekking, sightseeing and many more. So here I will show you how you can plan for Shimla with in your Budget.
If you really want to enjoy mountain valley views and lot’s of tunnels then I will suggest Kalka to Shimla Train tour. It’s a Toy Train railway that build during British Era. You have to reach Kalka Railway station , Panchkula Where You can pick up your train ticket or Book ticket online from IRCTC site and it will cost you Rs260 and it’s almost 5 hours of Journey.
Jakhu Temple is the main attraction for their Lord Hanuman Statue Temple. The 108 ft high statue of Hanuman can be seen easily around the Shimla. Best way to visit by trekking or you can use Ropeway too but it will cost your Rs 300. So better option will be walking.Be careful there is Monkeys too. Most tourists visit here and take selfie pic here. It’s a good place for Family and you can spend your time there and see all around the views from 2400m highest point in Shimla.
Mall road is also main Attraction for all tourists and is about a kilometer long where you can walk and relax . There are so many eating joints so you can eat Local Indian cuisine foods, samosa, chaats and also Pizza. So Just walk all the road and enjoy this beautiful views. You can buy local products like clothes or wood craft items from Shopping area of Mall road.
Christ church is a landmark of Shimla . It is the second Oldest church in North India and It is built in the Neo Gothic style. The Church is in the main Mall road place and its architecture very popular among tourists and all people capture images with their family and friends. At night the building is illuminated. Must capture your photos here.
Army Heritage Museum
Annandale Ground where you can Explore Army Museum. If you love to see history of wars and their military lifestyle history. This Place is for you and It’s Free Just you have to show your ID Card. You can go inside the museum and see all the photos and history of wars.
Best time to Visit Shimla
If you want to see Snowfall then I will Suggest December to January will be the best time to see Snowfall. For Summer Vacation you can go Feb to June. Don’t go on Monsoon Season July to August. Always carry warm clothes, it’s so cold in winter season. Even in Summer season night you can feel cold weather there.
Book your Hotel room
There are so many hotels and you can choose according to your preference. I will suggest if you plan your trip on Peak Season then Book your room in advance. Becoz mostly people comes on that occasion. Some hotels have tied up with Online hotel apps so you know how you can book your room on Mobile Apps.
How much it will cost for Shimla Trip
If you’re Indian tourist, You know how to reach shimla through Train, Airplane , Bus and Private Taxi. After that you have to book your Hotel room, depending on you how many days you have to stay there. For One Day Room cost you Rs 1000 to Rs5000 , even there are hostels that cost you Rs500. From my experience you can enjoy Shimla Trip Under Rs10,000.
If you’re a foreigner Tourist may be it will cost you more than $500 , According to your Hotels rooms, Foods, adventure trips and may be you hire travel agency package. So be sure you have to know which travel spots you have to explore.