In and Around

SHIMLA, the beautiful hill station on the Himachal Range of the Himalayas, has always been like a diamond of a damsel's necklace. It is rightly named "Queen of all hill stations". Shimla has not only been of importance after independence but it was also like a second capital of the Imperial Subcontinent.

The Mall Shimla

Mall Road is the main street in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. Constructed during British colonial rule, the Mall road is located a level below the ridge.

Jakhu Temple ( Lord Hanumana)

Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to Hindu deity, Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhoo Hill, 2.5 km /1.3 miles east from the Ridge, Shimla at a height of 2,455 m (8,000 feet) above sea level.

Naldehra Golf Course

NAL Deo the local deity has been the custodian of this verdant pasture for over a thousand years. As the legend goes, cows grazing in the pasture used to collect at noon near the present site of temple and automatically start milching.

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies

The Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) is a research institute based in Shimla, India. It was set up by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 1964 and it started functioning from 20 October 1965.

Kufri ( Snow Point)

An enjoyable drive through forests and small villages leads to this small but popular station.The Nature Park here is a great attraction . A short trek leads upto the Mahasu peak - with breaking views.

Chail Palace

There is good sight seeing and the possibility of some fishing and trekking. Chail also has the world's highest cricket pitch and polo ground.