​These are must to do activities in Shimla on your next visit

May 29, 2023

By: BI India Bureau

​Take a walk on Mall Road

Explore the vibrant heart of Shimla by walking along the famous Mall Road. Enjoy the colonial architecture, browse through shops, indulge in local delicacies, and soak in the lively atmosphere.

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Visit the Ridge

Head to The Ridge, a spacious open square, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Attend cultural events, fairs, and festivals that often take place here, and relish the serene ambiance.

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Experience Toy Train Ride

Hop on the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kalka-Shimla Toy Train and embark on a scenic journey through picturesque valleys, tunnels, and bridges. Enjoy the charming views of the hills and forests along the way.

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Try Ice Skating

Embrace the icy delight! Shimla Ice Skating Rink offers a frosty haven for exhilarating spins, graceful glides, and laughter-filled memories. Let the frozen magic unfold on your blades.

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Seek Blessings at Jakhoo Temple

Trek up to Jakhoo Hill, the highest point in Shimla, and visit the ancient Jakhoo Temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Marvel at the towering statue of the deity and enjoy panoramic views of the cityscape and valleys.

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​Explore Christ Church

Admire the neo-Gothic architecture of Christ Church, one of the oldest churches in North India. Step inside to witness beautiful stained glass windows and tranquil surroundings.

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Discover Himachal State Museum

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Himachal Pradesh at the Himachal State Museum. Browse through the fascinating exhibits showcasing ancient artifacts, traditional costumes, and archaeological treasures.

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Indulge in Adventure Sports

If you're an adventure enthusiast, Shimla offers a range of activities like skiing, ice skating (during winters), paragliding, trekking, and river rafting. Satiate your adrenaline cravings and make lasting memories.

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Visit Kufri

Just a short drive from Shimla, explore the charming hill station of Kufri. Enjoy panoramic views, engage in adventure sports, visit the Himalayan Nature Park, and witness the majestic snow-covered landscapes during the winter season.

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