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Shimla is located in the south-western range of the Himalayas. The average altitude is 2,206 metres (7,238 ft.) above sea level and the city covers around 9.2 kilometres (5.7 mi) from east to west. The city of Shimla spans across seven different hills, namely: Inverarm Hill, Summer Hill, Bantony Hill, Observatory Hill, Elysium Hill, Prospect Hill and Jakhoo Hill, which is the highest point in Shimla, at 2,454 metres (8,051 ft.). The city comes under Zone IV, a high damage risk zone, making it highly prone to earthquakes. The closest river is the Sutlej, which is 21 km (13 mi) away. Other rivers flowing through the district are the Giri and Pabbar, both of which are tributaries of Yamuna. The main forests in the area are of pine, oak, deodar and rhododendron. Heavy rains cause frequent landslides in the region.

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  • Theme of Shimla [Hill Station, Romantic, Adventure]
  • You'll love Shimla for [Mall Road, Hills]
  • Watchout for [Inadequate public transport, Crowd]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - February
  • Altitude 7,238 ft. above sea level

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    Incredible Himachal Ex Delhi Land Only
    8 Nights, 9 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.23,799
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    Pefrect Shimla Manali Honeymoon Tour - Ex Chandigarh
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.14,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Serene Shima & Kasauli - Monsoon Special
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.12,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In shimla

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    Romantic Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,600
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • shimla
    Hill Station Holidays
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Honeymoon Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.10,699
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in shimla

  • Larisa Resort - Shimla
    Larisa Resort - Shimla
    Shimla
    One night from
    Rs.5,500
  • Andaz Shimla
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    Shimla
    One night from
    Rs.3,000
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    Hotel Chadwick view
    Shimla
    One night from
    Rs.1,200
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Popular Flights To shimla

    • DELDelhi
      IXCChandigarh
    • Air Asia India
      I5-481
    • 17:40 18:50
      Non Stop
    • 01h 10m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,024
    • IDRIndore
      IXCChandigarh
    • Air Asia India
      I5-753
    • 07:30 18:50
      1 Stop
    • 11h 20m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.3,628
    • AMDAhmedabad
      IXCChandigarh
    • Indigo
      6E-6055
    • 15:55 17:40
      Non Stop
    • 01h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,814
    • HYDHyderabad
      IXCChandigarh
    • Go Air
      G8-513
    • 09:05 11:35
      Non Stop
    • 02h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,900
    • LKOLucknow
      IXCChandigarh
    • Air India
      AI-412
    • 08:55 06:35
      1 Stop
    • 21h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,025
    • JAIJaipur
      IXCChandigarh
    • Go Air
      G8-701
    • 09:00 20:10
      1 Stop
    • 11h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,583
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shimla Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

Jakhu Temple In Shimla And The legend Of Its Hanuman Statue

Jakhu Temple In Shimla And The legend Of Its Hanuman Statue

The Hanuman statue at Jakhu Temple in Shimla is among the tallest statues of Hanuman in the world. It is a must-see when in Shimla

23 May 2019  | 3-minute read
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Shimla Mall Road - The Ideal Place For Shopping

Shimla Mall Road - The Ideal Place For Shopping

Shopping in Shimla Mall Road with its vibrant shops, diverse products, and scenic views is a dream come true for shopaholics!

26 Apr 2019  | 3-minute read
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Top Hill Trains In India You Need To Book Now

Top Hill Trains In India You Need To Book Now

The Indian Railways offers five hill trains: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Kalka-Shimla Railway, Kangra Valley Railway, and Matheran Railway.

11 Dec 2018  | 4-minute read
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