Shimla Flora and Fauna

The Flora and Fauna of Shimla has been the main attraction for tourists to this hill-station since its discovery in the 19th century. Britishers have rightly called it the "Queen of all Hills" as its scenic natural beauty has no competitor. People have been traveling to Shimla to relax in its beautiful and peaceful environment. Being a part of the Himalayas, the climate here is very cool and thus adds up to the lustre of Shimla's vegetation.

Shimla Vegetation is very dense and spread over a large region. Though Shimla has developed into a city and is inhabited by people, it still carries that natural beauty in the form of the Pine, Deodar and Oak forests. The fragrance of their flowers and wood makes the air around these forests soothing and enchanting. You can enjoy it mainly in the morning or evening walk.

Shimla Flora and Fauna also comprise of the wildlife of the region. So if you are a wildlife lover, you must visit the national parks in and around Shimla and check some of the very special species of this region like the Musk Deer, Gorals, Barking deer, Cheer pheasants, etc.

The most suitable time to visit Shimla and enjoy the Flora and Fauna of Shimla would be between April to August i.e., in spring or summer when you can enjoy the various colorful flowers. You can also enjoy the snowy winter in December and January when you can try out various sports like Skiing and Hiking.

Last Updated on : 4/26/2012

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