Shimla, also known as the hill queen is surrounded by seven hills. The hills carpeted in rich greenery offer breathtaking views that swell one’s heart. Giving Shimla a strikingly picturesque appearance, here are 5 Instagram moments one can capture in their travel diaries.
#1 Summer Hill– The hill is a beautiful mixture of floral species like the deodars, pines and also oaks. This hill holds magic in the air which is beyond comparison. It is one of the perfect locations to visit when one wants to run away from the maddening world.
The Scandal Point – Scandal point which is located to the western edge of Shimla, is a point where two of the most important roads, The Ridge and the Mall Road coincide. Scandal point, a name wrapped in a mystery, offers a beautiful view of the city and a chance to click your photographs in ethnic wears with your family.
Jakhoo Hill— Shimla’s highest peak, in fact the most beautiful peak is well known for its omnipresent deity- Lord Hanuman. From enjoying some fresh amazing creativity in the Wax Museum to witnessing the world’s tallest Hanuman statue (108 feet), this place surely provides a renewing and refreshful change. It is one of the best places to visit in Shimla.
Mall Road — Mall road, the main street in Shimla is located a level below the ridge. From a number of showrooms, department stores to cafes and restaurants this place has a lot to offer. A pleasing emporium that provides its tourist with pottery items, wooden products and locally designed woolen clothes is the most visited tourist spot.
The Byke Nature Vilas – If you are planning to stay away from the hustle bustle of the city, then The Byke Nature Vilas is a good idea. Situated at the foothills of lush green forest in Himalayas, it is one of the best hotels in Shimla, which provides a unique experience for all the nature lovers and explorers. Extending varied activities ranging from walk to sunset point, lazy stroll to nearby town to family picnics, the hotel helps you experience the very essence of Shimla.
- Always carry a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated.
- Don’t forget to carry your cameras as this place has lot of mesmerizing views to captivate.
- It is preferable to wear comfortable footwear , as to experience few moments you will have to walk.
- Last but not the least, always be careful, stay Safe.