Shimla Guide




This page provides you information on Shimla Travel Guide. If you plan to go to Shimla you must plan some basic things.So here are some basic guidelines for traveling in Shimla for your convenience :

Ways of reaching Shimla:

Shimla, today is connected by airways, roadways and railways. So if you chose :
  • Airways : Jubberhatti (22km), the nearest airport to Shimla, is connected by flights from Delhi, Kullu and Chandigarh. You can also check out at the nearest Chandigarh airport which is connected to all the major cities in India.
  • Railways : Shimla is connected to Kalka with a toy train which takes about 6 hours and provides you with some of the most beautiful view of the hills.
  • Roadways : Shimla is well connected by roads to most of the north-Indian towns. Taxis are available for Shimla-Kalka route while deluxe buses run between Shimla and Delhi.
  • Inter-city travel
    In Shimla, you can use the Vishal Himachal Union's fixed rate taxis or taxis on rent available at Tourist Reception Centre on the Cart Road . For local journeys in the city you can use mini buses or State Tourism buses.
  • Hotels in Shimla
    Shimla being a tourist hub offers you various hotels, guest houses and resorts within different price chains. You can check out the following :
  • Deluxe hotels : Shillon Resorts, Radisson Jass hotel.
  • Heritage hotels : Hotel Clarke, Hotel Springfields, The Oberoi Cecil.
  • Economy Class hotels : Hotel Honeymoon Inn, Hotel Sangeet.
  • Budget hotels : Ashiana Regency, Brightland hotel




Last Updated on : 4/26/2012







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