"He who goes to the hills, goes to his mother,
the loving, nourishing bounteous mother”.
Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India situated in the Western Himalayas. Himachal derives its origin from two Hindi words 'Him' and 'Aanchal', meaning 'Snow' and 'Lap' respectively. Thus Himachal Pradesh stands for the region which lies in the slopes and foot-hills of the Himalaya.
This is known as Dev Bhumi, to the ancients, is situated in the heart of the Western Himalayas. Shimla has been named after Shyamala Devi, a form of goddess Mahakali, the ferocious aspect of Durga Devi. And in the meantime, we are going to discuss about a beautiful district shimla.
Situated at the base of lower Himalayas, Shimla is like a living, breathing destination. It rests atop seven hills-Prospect Hill, Observatory Hill, Inveram Hill, Summer Hill, Jakhoo Hill, Elysium Hill and Bantony Hill. Every year, Shimla beckons lakhs of tourists to its fantastical world of colonial architecture and beautiful hills. People dream that we must come to shimla at least once.
HOW TO REACH SHIMLA:
There are a lot of ways to come to shimla One need not to worry as it is one of the most visited and easily accessible hill stations in the country. Though this scenic summer destination is surrounded with soaring mountains, it is well connected to major Indian cities by all means of transportation.
By Air :
Shimla Airport or Jubbarhatti Airport, about 20 km from the city, There are regular flights for Shimla from cities such as New Delhi and Chandigarh. There are five flights available per week from Delhi as of now Located about 360 km away, IGI airport is well connected with rest of the world. From the airport, travellers can avail prepaid taxis or bus service to reach Shimla.
The hill station enjoys excellent connectivity with neighboring cities such as New Delhi (350 km) and Chandigarh (115 km) through well-maintained national highways. Our taxi will give you all the facilities . Apart from this, our driver make you feel comfortable and he is such a driver cum guide. Luxury cabs with Wi-Fi facility.
Kalka railway station, situated at a distance of around 96 km, is the nearest railhead connecting Shimla to neighbouring Indian cities. There are frequent trains available from New Delhi and Chandigarh for Kalka railway station. The Kalka Shatabdi , a daily train service leaving Delhi early morning is the best option for those travelling from New Delhi and who want to make it to Kalka by midday. From Kalka station, one can hire private cabs or opt for taxis to reach Shimla.
POINT OF INTEREST:
Ridge and mall road
Viceregal lodge (Indian Institute of Advanced studies)