Shimla Tourism

Shimla, which was once the summer capital of British India, is today the most visited hill station of the country. Situated on the foothills of Himalayas, it is known for its splendid natural beauty. Be it summers or winter, Shimla looks tremendously beautiful. While summers in Shimla reveal the scenic view of mountains covered in green, winters here are all about white beauty with hill tops covered with snow.

One of the best things to do in Shimla is to go for the toy train ride from Kalka. Most Shimla tourism packages consider this train ride the best way to catch a sight of beautiful terrain of this hill station. This small hill station has a lot to offer to the tourists. Some of the famous tourist destinations of Shimla, according to Shimla tourism are Kufri, Jakhoo Temple, Christ Church, Himachal State Museum, Himalayan Bird Park, Chadwick Falls, Naldehra and Shaily Peak. For lovers of shopping, Mall Road and Lakkar Bazar of Shimla is a paradise. Ask your travel agent to provide a trip to these places in your Shimla tourism packages, to enjoy what the hill station has to offer.

According to Shimla tourism board, the best time to visit Shimla is between March and June and October to February. So, book your Shimla tourism package for these months, if you want to enjoy your trip to Shimla to its fullest. You can contact Thomas Cook if you are looking for an all-inclusive Shimla tourism packages. We, in association with Shimla tourism, have developed Shimla tour packages that will provide you the best time there. We also help our international tourist in obtaining Visa along with flight and hotel bookings.

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Indian rupee

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Best Shimla Tourism Guide

Bounded by Mandi and Kullu, the city of Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, and previously, the summer capital of British India. With such titles, it is little wonder that Shimla is a traveller’s paradise, making it an attractive vacation destination. A number of Shimla tour packages are available, making it easier for the tourists to plan their travels. It also offers a number of activities, recreational and rejuvenating services, making the city a top choice for when it comes to choosing an ideal tourist destination. Individual services like Shimla tour are also offered here.


Places to visit in Shimla

The best places to visit in Shimla are Viceroy Lodge, the Jakhoo Temple, the Christ Church, the Mall Road, the Ridge and even the Kalka–Shimla Railway line that was built by the British and is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Most of these are major attractions and are maintained by the Shimla tourism. Shimla also houses the largest natural ice skating rink in all of South Asia. It is open from December through February.


Best time to visit Shimla

The best time to visit the city of Shimla is known to be between the months of March to June. The weather is pleasant and ideal for a number of sports and recreational activities, making it a popular season amongst the tourist as well. We provide a number of Shimla tour packages and individual Shimla tours during this time as well.

Thomas Cook is known for offering specialized tour packages, making it an ideal choice for the travellers. We have customized Shimla tour packages that include a variety of additional services like flight ticket booking services and individual Shimla tours as well. This not only helps the tourist in deciding on the Shimla tour package that suits them best but makes their travel arrangement customized and tailor made for them.

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