Shimla Tour Packages

About Shimla Tourism: Shimla, alternatively known as Simla, is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and a major tourist destination in India that boasts of a colonial past. The former summer capital for British India, this hill station attracts tourists because of its pleasant weather (especially from March to June), greenery, colonial infrastructure, adventure sports and more. Holidify’s numerous Shimla tour packages are budget-friendly and ideal for travelling with friends or family.

You mustn’t miss out on the Green Valley that falls en route to Kufri and features massive peaks covered with deodar and pine forests. Visit the Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary that is home to leopards, monkeys, jackals etc. There is no shortage of colonial buildings for you to visit, like Visceral Lodge built in Scottish Baronial style or the Rothney Castle known for its beautiful surroundings and for being the home of A.O Hume, the founder of the Indian National Congress. Shimla travel packages include sites like the Tara Devi Temple, Kali Bari Temple, Shimla Christ Church and Gurudwara Sahib. No trip to Shimla can be complete without shopping on Mall Road or The Ridge, where you’d find some handicrafts, woollens, jewellery etc. or without eating at the different cafes like Wake & Bake, Cafe Hide Out and Cafe Sol.

Partake in the different adventure activities on your trip to Shimla, like ice skating at the famous Shimla Ice Skating Rink, skiing in the snow-covered forests of Narkanda or embarking on the Jakhoo Trek, Churdhar Trek, Tara Devi Trek etc. For a remarkable trip, Shimla tour packages also include destinations like Manali, Dalhousie and Kasauli.

A hilly cantonment, Kasauli is the ideal destination for a peaceful getaway and is bound to leave you mesmerised with its Victorian buildings, hiking trails like the Gilbert Trail and Toy Train rides. Visit Dalhousie (Little Switzerland of India) to view the majestic Dhauladhar ranges and green valleys, British-era churches and outdoor excursions like trekking, river crossing/rafting paragliding at Khajjiar etc. Holidify’s Shimla travel packages are completely customisable and fit for all kinds of travellers, guaranteeing an excellent experience.

Shimla Heritage Walk

Shimla is a heritage city and had been the British's favourite destination to spend the summer. And so, you can find a lot of British touch to everything here; from the buildings to the overall construction of the city, to even the food. The most popular heritage building here being the Viceregal Lodge, also known as the Rashtrapati Niwas was the residence of the Viceroy of India, during the British rule. The Shimla Heritage Museum is also an attraction for tourists looking for all historical insight into the city and the state of Himachal in general. The Heritage Walk will make you see the British architecture that had a strong Scottish influence, definitely visible at the Church on the Mall Road. Also, a walk through the ridge will make you see the beauty of the hills!

Shimla’s Religious Trail

Shimla is home to many temples and holy shrines. The most famous is the Jakhu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, located on the top of the hill by the same name. The statue overlooks the Mall Road and can be seen from many parts of the city. A little farther from the city of Shimla, right on the outskirts is the Tara Devi temple. Legend has it that Goddess Tara Devi watches over the whole town and has a protective gaze, with the statement location of the temple on top of a hill. 

Shimla also happens to have its own Kali Bari! With the Kali Bari being older than 150 years, this abode of Goddess Kali is a popular tourist attraction and a spiritual hub both for locals and travellers. The oldest temple in the city remains the Laxminarayan Temple. It is dedicated to Maa Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth and is flocked by lakhs of people every year.

Places to Visit in Shimla

Visceral Lodge: It is a perfect place for history lovers. Built in 1888, this six story building constructed in Scottish Baronial style once served as the residence of Lord Dufferin, the British Viceroy of India.

Jakhoo Temple: The Jakhu Temple is an ancient site dedicated to the Hindu god - Hanuman. It has the world's largest Hanuman statue, which is visible from most parts of Shimla. It is believed that Lord Hanuman stopped at this spot to take some rest before resuming his search for the Sanjeevani Booti to revive Lord Lakshman.

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 etc. here. The stores that are located on the Mall Road are famous for their woollen clothes and exclusively handcrafted works, apart from the usual books and jewellery.

Christ Church: Located at the Mall Road itself, this church is the second oldest church in North India. The interiors and the neo-gothic architecture are very beautiful and appealing. At night, the church literally glows when it is lighted up, while in winters, it dons the look of a magnificent castle. 

The Ridge: The Ridge is the most photographed wide-open street located on the side of Shimla Mall Road. The Ridge has everything, from shops selling some exclusive artefacts to the spectacular view of the snow-capped mountain ranges. It is famous for a lot of things, but best known for shopping and for being the social hub of the city. 

Scandal Point: The Scandal Point is located on the Mall Road. It owes its interesting name to the fact that the King of Patiala abducted the daughter of the Viceroy, because he fell in love with her, from this very place. This point is a mountain lover's haven because it enjoys a picturesque and unobstructed view of gigantic mountains covered in a blanket of dense fir and spruce.

Green Valley: The Green Valley is a beautiful and breathtaking mountain range that falls on the way to Kufri from Shimla. The Green Valley is surrounded by verdant hills on all sides covered with thick pine and deodar forests. It is not uncommon to sight some Yaks wandering and grazing around in the valley. 

Himachal State Museum: The Himachal State Museum is located on the Mall Road and has unique collectibles like ancient coins, paintings and other handicraft items, the aesthetics of which are influenced by the Pahari form of art.

Kalibari Temple: Kalibari Temple is an ancient place of worship dedicated to Goddess Kali. The shrine houses a captivating idol of Goddess Kali beautifully adorned with jewellery and colourful flowers.

Kufri: Kufri, located at a distance of 20km from the main city of Shimla, is a popular tourist destination known for its skii slopes, Kufri Zoo and as starting point of treks. Mahasu Peak and Fagu Valley are the main attractions in Kufri that are accessible via pony ride. 

Chail: Chail is a quiet hill station close (44km) to Shimla, known for the world's highest cricket ground and a heritage hotel, Chail Palace. Chail also offers various trekking and camping options for adventure enthusiasts. Tourists typically cover Shimla, Kufri and Chail in the same trip and many  Shimla packages also offer the same.

Manali: One of the most popular hill stations in Himachal, Manali offers the most magnificent views of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges covered with snow for most parts of the year. Manali is often visited along with Shimla and Manali Shimla packages often cover tourist attractions like Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Manikaran, Atal Tunnel and many more such places.

Things to Do in Shimla

Skii in Kufri: Kufri, the winter sports capital of Shimla is a skier's paradise. It is among the oldest places in India to be associated with Skiing. Even today the bulging slopes covered with thick snow are considered to be perfect for skiing. It has a range of hills to offer, including a beginner's run, an advanced slope, and a slalom run. The best time to roll into the snow of Kufri is from mid- December to early February. 

Ride the Kalka Shimla Toy Train: The Kalka to Shimla route is best travelled by way of the toy train that runs on a narrow-gauge track and is known for its dramatic views of the hills and surrounding villages. The historic Kalka Shimla Toy train is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and takes individuals on a 5 and a half hours ride amongst vast green hills and deodar and pine forests. 

Horse Riding: Horse riding is a popular and much loved activity in both Shimla and Kufri. In Shimla, Horse Riding Options are generally available at the Ridge, while in Kufri one can ride through apple orchards and all the way to the Kufri Zoo. A lot of times, horses tend to be the only means to reach someplace in Kufri.

Ice Skating: Ice Skating is a famous sport in the beautiful city of Shimla. The Shimla Ice Skating Rink is well-known because it is a naturally formed rink found in the town and is also the largest and the only naturally formed rink found in South Asia. The best time to go Ice Skating in Shimla is between December and February. 

Trekking: For lovers of both the cold and trekking, few places other than Shimla offer better opportunities. There are many day treks near Shimla which cater to all age groups and difficulty levels. Some popular trek routes from Shimla are Karol Tibba, Tara Devi, Hatu Peak, Naldehra Trek, Chadwick Falls Trek among others.

Shopping in Shimla

Lakkar Bazaar and Mall Road are popular street shopping places famous for their wooden decorative paraphernalia. There are also small shops lined along the market selling woollens, Pashmina shawls and handicrafts, with the Kullu shawls. Apart from these, you can also pick up gloves, socks and sweaters that can exclusively be found only here. It is also famous for its colourful and vibrant Himachali caps all around the globe.

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Shimla, Kufri $ 86 2 Nights / 3 Days 2 N / 3 D Hotels, Car, Sightseeing, Meals Get Quotes >
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2 Nights / 3 Days

Weekend Getaway to Shimla Tour Package

Chandigarh(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Kufri (0N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Pick up & drop from Kalka /Chandigarh railway station

Sightseeing & transfer in a private cab

Breakfast

Hot bowl of Maggi with a view on top of a hill near Shimla

Day trip to Kufri with adventure activities

$ 86

per adult on twin sharing

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Shimla Manali Tour Package for Couple (Professional Photoshoot Included)

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Flower decoration or flower basket once during stay in Manali & professional photoshoot

Excursion to Kufri and Solang Valley

$ 213

per adult on twin sharing

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Glimpse of Himachal Family Holiday Package

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(1N) → Manali(2N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Khajjiar

Complimentary stay for children below 5 years

$ 206

per adult on twin sharing

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Beautiful Shimla Manali With Amritsar Tour Package

Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Amritsar(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Optional River Rafting in Kullu

Excursion to Rohtang Pass

$ 227

per adult on twin sharing

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Shimla Toy Train Package With Manali

Chandigarh(1N) → Manali(2N) → Shimla(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Toy train ticket from Shimla to Kalka

Sightseeing & transfer in a non-AC Indica

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Rohtang Pass & Solang Valley

Optional Paragliding adventure

$ 165

per adult on twin sharing

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Chill in the Hills: Shimla Kasauli Holiday Package

Chandigarh (0N) → Shimla(1N) → Kasauli(2N)


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Sightseeing & Transfers in a Private Cab with Driver

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 127

per adult on twin sharing

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Exotic Shimla Manali 3-Star Tour Package

Chandigarh(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in AC Toyota Etios / Suzuki Dzire

Breakfast, Dinner

Shimla to Kufri day excursion with adventure activities

Excursion to Naggar

USD 335
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$ 285

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Magical Shimla Dharamshala Holiday Package for 5 Nights

Shimla(2N) → Dharamshala(3N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri and Chail

$ 200

per adult on twin sharing

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Magical Kasauli Shimla Manali Super Deluxe Tour Package

Delhi(0N) → Kasauli(2N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Sightseeing & Transfers in AC Toyota Innova with Driver

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri & Jakhoo Temple

Excursion to Rohtang Pass & Solang Valley

$ 247

per adult on twin sharing

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Shimla Honeymoon Package by AC Volvo

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

2 way Delhi Shimla Volvo tickets

Sightseeing in Alto/Indica car

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri and Chail

$ 140

per adult on twin sharing

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Exotic Kinnaur with Shimla Tour Package

Chandigarh(0N) → Shimla(1N) → Sangla(2N) → Kalpa(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Chitkul

$ 180

per adult on twin sharing

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4 Nights / 5 Days

4 Night 5 Days Shimla Manali Family Package

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(1N) → Kufri(0N) → Mashobra(0N) → Shimla(1N) → Kullu(0N) → Manali(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private AC Sedan Cab for Sightseeing & Transfer

Breakfast, Dinner

Children below 5 years complimentary (without extra bed)

Excursion to Kufri, Mashobra, Naldehra, Rohtang Pass

USD 205
12% off

$ 180

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Shimla Honeymoon Package for Couples

Delhi(0) → Shimla(3N)


Sightseeing in Alto/Indica car with driver

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

2 Volvo tickets for Delhi – Shimla – Delhi

Flower bed decoration, candlelight dinner, honeymoon cake, Kesar milk

$ 197

per adult on twin sharing

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2 Nights / 3 Days

2 Nights 3 Days Relaxing Shimla Family Package

Shimla(2N) → Kufri(0N) → Chail(0N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast

Children below 5 years complimentary (without extra bed)

Excursion to Kufri & Chail

$ 103

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Beautiful Kasauli Shimla Manali Tour Package

Chandigarh (0N) → Kasauli(2N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Sightseeing & Transfers in AC Toyota Innova with Driver

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri, Rohtang & Solang Valley

All the hotel taxes & service taxes

$ 220

per adult on twin sharing

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Beautiful Shimla Kufri Super Saver Tour Package

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

2 way Volvo tickets for Delhi Shimla

Sightseeing & transfer in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri

$ 66

per adult on twin sharing

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Shimla Kullu Manali Honeymoon Package

Chandigarh(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Candle Light Dinner and Honeymoon Cake

Flower Decorations

$ 147

per adult on twin sharing

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Majestic Himalayas Family Tour Package

Pathankot(0N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Manali(2N) → Kasol(1N) → Shimla(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private AC sedan cab for sightseeing

Breakfast, Dinner

Children below 5 years complimentary

Fuel, Driver Allowances, Tolls, Taxes and Permits

$ 247

per adult on twin sharing

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Shimla-Manali-Agra Offbeat Tour by Car

Delhii(1N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Agra(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing & transfer in a private non-AC cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri from Shimla and Rohtang Pass from Manali

Excursion to Vrindavan, Mathura & Sikandra Tomb

$ 173

per adult on twin sharing

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9 Nights / 10 Days

Best Tour Package of Himachal and Amritsar

Chandigarh(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(1N)


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Private AC Sedan cab for sightseeing & transfer

Breakfast, Dinner

Children below 5 years complimentary

Toll tax, Parking Charges, Driver Charges, Fuel Cost

$ 307

per adult on twin sharing

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8 Nights / 9 Days

Experience Snow Package: Unforgettable Himachal (Winter Special)

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N)


Return tickets in economy class

Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

Excursion to Kufri, Solang & Khajjiar

$ 267

per adult on twin sharing

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Delhi to Shimla, Kullu and Manali in Sedan Car

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Kullu(0N) → Manali(3N)


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Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

Sightseeing & transfer in AC Sedan car

Breakfast, Dinner

Pick-up & drop at Delhi

Toll tax, Parking Charges, Driver Charges, Fuel Cost

$ 100

per adult on twin sharing

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Stunning Shimla Manali Package for 5 Nights 6 Days

Chandigarh(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri & Rohtang Pass

$ 173

per adult on twin sharing

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2 Nights / 3 Days

Family Package from Chandigarh to Shimla

Chandigarh (0N) → Shimla(1N) → Kufri(0N) → Mashobra(0) → Naldehra(0N) → Shimla(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private AC Sedan cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private AC Sedan cab

Vegetarian Breakfast, Dinner

Children below 5 years are complimentary

Fuel, Driver Allowance, Tolls, Taxes and Permits

USD 98
-8% off

$ 106

per adult on twin sharing

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Best of Shimla, Dehradun, Rishikesh & Haridwar

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Dehradun(1N) → Rishikesh(2N) → Haridwar(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Local English-speaking guide

Sightseeing & transfer in AC Toyota Etios

Breakfast

Day trip to Kufri & Devprayag

$ 569

per adult on twin sharing

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Shimla, Kufri, Manali Volvo Tour Package from Delhi

Delhi(0N) → Manali(3N) → Shimla(3N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Delhi ->Manali & Shimla -> Delhi in Volvo Bus

Local Sightseeing in a Private Cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Solang Valley, Kullu & Naggar Castle

Parking, Fuel & Driver Allowance

$ 106

per adult on twin sharing

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Shimla Kufri Tour Package from Delhi by Volvo

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Kufri (0N) → Mashobra (0N)


Twin-sharing rooms

2 way AC Volvo bus ticket from Delhi to Shimla

Pick-up and drop and all sightseeing on an individual basis

Breakfast, Dinner

Half-day sightseeing Shimla tour

Full-day tour to Kufri & Mashobra

$ 60

per adult on twin sharing

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Heritage Shimla, Kullu and Manali by Volvo

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Sightseeing & Transfer in a private Alto

Volvo from Delhi to Shimla and Manali to Delhi

Breakfast, Dinner

Ropeway Ride Service (optional)

River Rafting & Paragliding (optional)

$ 93

per adult on twin sharing

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Beautiful Manali Shimla Holiday Package with Chandigarh

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Kufri(0N) → Manali(3N) → Solang(0N) → Chandigarh(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Transportation & Sightseeing in a Private Innova

Breakfast, Dinner

Fuel, Toll Taxes, Parking & Driver Allowance

Excursion to Kufri & Solang Valley

$ 133

per adult on twin sharing

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9 Nights / 10 Days

Majestic Himalayas Honeymoon Special Package

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private Dzire cab with driver

Sightseeing in Dzire cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Honeymoon cake, Flower bed decoration, Candlelight dinner, and Apple wine once a night during Manali stay

Excursion to Kufri, Solang Valley, and Khajjiar

$ 367

per adult on twin sharing

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FAQs on Shimla

How much does a Shimla trip cost?

The starting price for a Shimla package is ₹6500 per person on a twin sharing basis. The price includes accomodation, sightseeing  in a private cab.

Which destinations are usually travelled together with Shimla?

The destinations usually clubbed with Shimla are Kasauli, Manali, Dalhousie & Dharamsala.

How much will a Shimla & Manali package cost?

Shimla & Manali package starts from ₹6,850 per person on a twin sharing basis.

How much will a Shimla honeymoon package cost?

Shimla honeymoon package starts at ₹21,598 for a couple. This is for a 4N/5D trip to Shimla and Manali.

What are the best places to visit in Shimla?

The top places to visit in Shimla are The Ridge, Mall Road, Shimla, Kufri, Green Valley, Jakhu Temple, Chail. You can see all the places to visit in Shimla here

Are two days enough for Shimla?

Two days are enough to visit Shimla. In two days, you can explore many different places in and around Shimla. You can see the Ridge, Mall Road, Christ Church, Jakhu Temple, Kufri, Green Valley, Chail, Tattapani, etc.

Which is better, Shimla or Manali?

Both Shimla and Manali are beautiful destinations. They both have beautiful landscapes and many things to offer. Shimla is a perfect destination for a short holiday of 2-3 days, as the tourist attractions in Shimla are situated close to each other and can be explored in 2 days. On the other hand, Manali is the destination for those looking for adventure or who wants to vacation for more than three days as there are many places to explore than Shimla.

Does Kufri have snow?

The town of Kufri experiences snowfall from December to January or sometimes even till February. During these months, Kufri is completely covered in snow. It is typically covered in the snow till the end of March or sometimes till early April.