Shimla by bus:-
Shimla the capital of Himachal Pradesh state is also known as “Queen of Hills” is a hilly station. It is situated in the lap of Himalayas. It’s a beautiful tourist destination that’s why tourist keeps on visiting this place from India and abroad. This is the perfect destination for honeymooners. Especially in summer and in winter also there remains great rush of tourist in Shimla. There you will find greenery around and nearby lots of tourist destinations. For your comfort I would like to share the information and economical way to reach and where to visit in Shimla.
Places of interest In Shimla:-
The Mall: Very famous place in Shimla famous for shopping, restaurants, clubs, bars etc. People enjoy walking on the Ridge near Mall. People moves slowly and gossip on the Mall and scandal Point.
It is situated on the Ridge and second oldest church in North India. The people of every religion go there and spend some time out there.
At Jakhu hill you will find a temple of Lord Hanumana. This is very high peak about a height of 8000ft. Peak offer very beautiful view of town and snow covered Himalayas.
Shimla State Museum:
The museum has been opened in 1974. There you will find creation of mini Pahari culture, sculpture broanzes wood -carving and also costumes of old time. Here you will also find textile and Jewellery of the region.
This is a place for higher studies and it is founded in British time. The place has a spacious garden. This is a calm place to study. Nearby you will also find couples on date.
Summer hill is situated 5 km from Ridge. Himachal Pradesh University is situated here. Mahatma Gandhi used to stay in this clam place during his visit to Shimla.
This is very famous place for Polo sports. It is situated 3 km from Ridge. A big ground and Army museum are places to see here.
Situated 11km from Shimla is a place of worship dedicated to goddess of stars on the top of the hill. There you can see temple, military diary and town and Headquater of Scout and Guide.
This is very famous temple situated 2 Km far from Shimla. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. This is very beautiful place to see.
Mashobra is 13 km far from Shimla. This is very beautiful and famous place. Tourists from all over the world visit this place and stay here to enjoy the scenic beauty of this place. Kufri: Kufri is known as winter sports capital. It is situated 16km far from Shimla. Here you will also find a small zoo.
it is 22 km from Shimla with a nine hole Naldehra Golf Club. The annual sipi fare in june is held here.
Chail: is very famous and beautiful place. This was summer capital of Maharaja of Patiala. This place is also famous for its highest cricket pitch in the world.
Tatapani: is famous for sulphur springs which are found near Tata pani Mandir.
Hotels in Shimla:-
Shimla being a tourist place is full of hotels here you will find lots of hotels where you can enjoy your stay. But in season time I would recommend you to book in advance. There remains great rush during season time here. So you may face problem in getting good hotel out there. You can book your hotel online. There are various luxurious hotels like Shilon, Cecil oberoi, wildflower, HHH, Raddison etc.
How to Reach:
Shimla is well connected by bus, train and plane. The most economical way to reach Shimla is by train but it takes a long time to reach Shimla. So second cheapest option remains with travelers is bus service. There are various bus operators who provide bus services to travelers to Shimla. Majorly state run operators run regular bus services to Shimla. The other private operators go there on special demand or on special booking.
Delhi to Shimla by bus:-
1. HRTC Bus Services:- Himachal Road Transport Corporation is the main bus services provider from Delhi to Shimla. It provides bus services in a regular interval. It provides Volvo A/C, Non A/C and seater seats bus service from Delhi to Shimla. Fare for Shimla by Volvo A/c is Rs. 680 and by ordinary bus it is Rs. 450. You can book ticket online and avoid queues.
2. HPTDC Bus Services:- HPTDC stands for Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. It also runs its Volvo Buses from Delhi to Shimla. You can book your ticket online. HPTDC also has its own hotels in Shimla. You can contact and book ticket as well as hotel online.
3. RSRTC Bus Services:- Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporations also has its service from Delhi to Shimla. This bus service has its boarding place from Jaipur by Delhi to Shimla. It provides super Deluxe Bus service @ Rs. 597from Delhi to Shimla. You can book ticket online and enjoy the journey to this hilly and beautiful station. You can book your ticket online and make your journey comfortable.