Famous Places of Shimla


Kufri :
Situated at the height of 2,633 meters, Kufri is a dream holiday escape having magnificent snowy peaks and sublime weather. It is the winter sports capital. Kufri in Shimla is the most favourable place for winter sports activities. Excellent view of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Pirpanjal Range and Shiwalik Range from a height.

  


Fashionable Mall Road :
The Mall" is centrally located in Shimla, the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. "The Mall" often described as the heart of the city is embellished with varieties of departmental stores, shops, showrooms and restaurants.It is also known as a shoppers paradise. Apart from the shopping attraction, there is century old church and temple located nearby.

  


Naldehra :
Situated at an altitude of 3,044 meters, Naldera offers one of the oldest and most sporting golf courses in India set in the midst of thick forests. The country around Naldera is also famous for its temples which are representative of the typical hill architecture of the area. Naldera in Shimla is known for its nine hole golf course. Naldera course was laid by Lord Curzon in 1903.

  


Narkanda :
Situated at an altitude of 2,708 meters, Narkanda in Shimla commands a unique view of the eternal snow line and the dense forest. A quaint sleepy hamlet. From here, you get breathtaking view of the snow clad Himalayas. 'Hatu Peak' at an altitude of 3,143 meters above sea level ai 8 km. from Narkanda is an excellent site for camping. In winter, there are exciting ski slopes to Skion

  


Chail :
Situated at an altitude of 2,250 meters, Chail was the Summer Capital of the erstwhile Patiala State. The small town is located amid thick woods and has fine walks. It has the highest cricket ground in the world. The dense forests around are alive with many species of birds and animals.

  


Fagu :
Situated at an altitude of 2,510 meters, Fagu's idyllic surroundings area for those looking for tranquillity and solitude. A slamm hamlet overlooking prosperous apple orchards and with a fine view of the Himalayan Panorma. Fagu in Shimla is also a popular trekking stage. A very fine place for peace lovers.