Saturday, June 7, 2014

How To Reach & Where To Stay In Shimla

How to visit and where to stay Shimla
Shimla is among most visited tourist place in India. One can easily visit this romantic city through road ways and rail ways and by air ways. Shimla is capital of Himachal Pradesh. People visit this city throughout the years. But the best time to visit is between April to August and September to December.

How to get there

By Airways

Nearby airport is Jubbarhatti airport which is just 23 km from Shimla. All major domestic airline visit Shimla from throughout the country. Many domestic airline cater has their service from airport to Shimla. One can catch direct flight to Shimla from New Delhi.

By Roadways

All major towns and cities are connected to Capital of Himachal Pradesh by road. You can get regular bus service from Chandigarh and New Delhi. Delux, Semi Delux and Ac coach’s buses for Shimla is available easily. One can easily visit to Leh and Ladakh via Rohtang pass from Shimla.

By Railways

One can visit to Shimla via heritage toy train which runs from Kalka to Shimla. Toy train passes through beautiful landscapes and valleys at a very slow pace and will surely make your journey very pleasant and romantic. One can visit to Kalka from other part of the country. There are 2 types of toy train from Shimla. One is single car train and another is normal multi coach train.

Where to stay

Shimla is Capital of Himachal Pradesh and commercial hub of the state and it has some finest options for accommodations. You can get various posh, luxurious five star hotels, holiday resorts and cottages at budget and economy rate. Even one can get good lodging rooms.

Top 5 hotels in Shimla

The Oberoi Cecil – This hotel is located in Chaura Maidan. One can get amazing view from this hotel. One would enjoy staying in this luxury hotel.

The Chapslee – This is one of the oldest hotels in Shimla. You will get excellent rooms, awesome food and excellent ambience. You will get breat taking view from this hotel. This hotel is worth leaving with pleasure.

Kapil Hotel – This hotel is located in Elysium Hill at Lakkar Bazar. Rooms are luxurious but in budget rate. This comes under 4 star facilities. Hotel is located at walking distance from The mall road. There is also option of penthouse room in this hotel. This hotel is value for money with great view and a delicious food.

Shimla Havens Resort – this resort is located at Gahan, in Shimla, If you want to enjoy calm and peaceful atmosphere then this is perfect place for yosu. This resort is located quite far from mall road and Shimla town. Staffs are very co-operative and you will get  good food.

The Clarkes Hotel – This hotel is located at heart of the town that’s at The Mall, Shimla. One can get stunning view of valley’s and mountains. This hotel belongs to the oberoi group. This is one of the heritage properties of Shimla.

We hope you all enjoyed reading this article. Visit Shimla this summer and let us know how your experience was.

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