Situated at a height of 2200m, Shimla is one of the most eminent tourist destinations in the country. Set amidst beautiful hills and mystical woods, Shimla is one of the most aesthetically planned cities in India. Also known as the summer capital of British India, the town's picture perfect natural beauty and the atmosphere are bound to leave any tourist overwhelmed. The well-knit roads, impeccable cleanliness, and an efficient administration make for a perfect combination for any tourist destination in the world.
Best Time to Visit
March to June is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting.
Types of car suited
We will recommend you to drive SUV's like Toyota Fortuner and Mahindra XUV. These cars are built to handle worst stretches of the roads. Check out Volercars to travel hassle free, we offer self-driving car rental options. We also provide you the best price along with exciting deals. Opt for freedom and flexibility to self-drive the car of your choice.
Important Places to Visit
Mall Road - Shopping in Shimla revolves around the heart of the town- The Mall Road. One can shop for local handicrafts, shawls, woolens, exquisite jewelry and much more! Vehicles are not allowed on this road to facilitate easier movement of pedestals and a cleaner environment.
Ridge - The Ridge is an open wide street located on the side of mall road. The Ridge has everything from shops selling some exclusive artifacts to the beautiful view of mountain ranges. It offers an amazing view of the mountain ranges in Shimla. The Ridge is also a must visit for travellers who has keen interest on exploring monumental buildings including the old Christ church. The Ridge thus, is a complete package for a visitor.
Christ Church - Located at the Mall Road ,this church is the second oldest church in North India. The interiors and the neo-gothic architecture are very beautiful and appealing making this church one of the most must visit attractions in Shimla.