Shimla Tourism


SHIMLA TOURISM

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Shimla is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh.It is a beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. Temperature is ideal in summers and tourists flock it in great numbers and it is highly advisable to get hotel reservations done well in advance despite the fact that there are over 1000 hotels in Shimla. It is well connected by road to the plains. Facilities and amenities are good. People are friendly. It is also comparatively safer than other tourist destinations.





Sightseeing
Shimla is a tourist paradise through out the year. It is full of tourist attractions that are worth visiting.The most popular tourist spots are -Wild Flower Hall, Mashobra ,Naldehra, The Ridge
 
The Shimla Hotels offer a wide choice to the tourists. They bid the lap of luxury and comforts making you feel at home even away from your home. The Shimla Hotels range from budget hotels in Shimla to 5 (five) star hotels luxury hotels Roll up to envisage the grandeur of Shimla--the symbol of Sikhism.
 
There are many places where travelers can enjoy Shopping in Shimla. These shops offer everything from garments to other goods. One can buy gifts or mementos for family and friends.Shopping in Shimla also gives the chance to buy some medicinal plants or woods.
 
Shimla restaurants offer a wide array of cuisines to suit all kinds of different taste buds. Whether it is the North Indian, South Indian Chinese, continental or even Italian, the restaurants in Shimla do offer a wide variety of choices.The restaurants cater to different budgets therefore you will even find cheap restaurants in Shimla as well as expensive restaurants too.
 
The culture of Shimla is such that it portrays a sound balance between traditional values and modern thoughts. The cultural heritage of Simla is very traditional and rural.The people of Shimla are a mix of various tribes and races. There is no particular caste or creed to which they belong. The people of Shimla are proud of their traditions and are fiercely protective about it.
 
Helpline numbers of shimla are- Traffic police: 2651850, Police control room : 2621714, CID control room : 2622408
 
Shimla not only provides its visitors with natural beauty but it also caters to the demand of other entertaining mediums. Shimla is famous for its snowcapped mountains, apples, and pine forest, flowers and gentle natives. It is one of the best tourist spots in India. The marvelous serenity of the hill resort draws a huge number of tourists every year.
 
Situated in the north-west Himalayas, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Language spoken are -Hindi, Himachali, Dogri & English, STD Code -0177, Best Time To Visit : May to July and, September to November.
 

Shimla city map

Shimla Maximum & minimum temperature and rainfall
  City Month Max Temp Min Temp Mean Rainfall mm
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla January 8.6 1.9 57.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla February 9.7 2.7 64.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla March 13.9 6.5 62.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla April 18.9 10.9 46.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla May 22.7 14.4 62.8
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla June 23.7 15.8 161.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla July 20.9 15.3 419
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla August 19.8 14.9 385.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla September 19.6 13.5 206.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla October 17.9 10.7 38.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla November 14.1 7 12
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla December 11.1 4.1 23.2