Best Time To Visit Shimla- The Complete Tour Guide

Himachal is one the most amazing places to spend holidays in India, Shimla is also the capital of Himachal and this city is located in the lower ranges of the Himalaya, Shimla is 2214 meter above sea level, so the weather of Shimla is extremely delightful, Shimla is a place where you can travel throughout the Year, but if you want to know specifically about the best time to visit Shimla then it can be divided into following seasons which are: (i) Winter Season (ii) Summer Season (iii) Monsoon Season

Best season to visit shimla

  • Winter Season: (October to February) This season can also be referred as the best season to visit Shimla because of the exciting weather conditions, cool breeze and you may also enjoy: Ice skating, Snowfall, and skiing activities can also be enjoyed in this season, most of the honeymoon couples like to visit here in this season.
  • Summer Season: (March to June) in this particular season people who want to see scenic beauty, or enjoy trekking, rafting, paragliding, and camping activities can prefer this holiday season.
  • Monsoon Season: (July to September) This season isn’t considered as the good season to visit Shimla because of Heavy rain can result into land sliding and other problems, so this period isn’t suitable for any kind of travelers. You may visit if you do like to play with dangers, and always ready to perform adventurous activities.

Place to visit in Shimla

shimla places to visit

Top 10 places to visit in Shimla

1). The Mall Road:

This is the main Shopping street in Shimla where people like to walk slowly, main meeting point of the city, you can also find here: Banks, ATMs, Restaurants, Clubs, and Handicrafts etc.

The Mall Road Shimla

2). Jakhoo Hill:

This hill station is 2455 meter above sea level and just 2 kilometers away from Shimla. You can view the amazing scene of the city from here, on this hill there is also a lord Hanman temple, where lots of monkeys can also be seen.

Jakhoo Hill Shimla

3). Christ Church:

The Christ Church is located on the Ridge; this is one of the oldest churches in Northern India. Anyone who is going to travel Shimla should also visit this church.

Christ church Shimla


4). Shimla State Museum:

This museum was started in 1974 just 3 kilometers away from Shimla, this museum consists Ancient Historical Sculptors & paintings of H.P. The opening hours of museum are 10:00am to 5:00pm

Shimla state museum

5). Summer Hill:

This is the only place where you might need to wear woolen clothes in the nights; this hill station is 1985 meter above sea level with the distance of 5 kilometers from Shimla.

summer hill shimla

6). Annandale

This area is developed as the playground for the city; it is also a favorite place for picnic, cricket, polo and golf games can also be played here.

Annandale Shimla

7). Daranghati Sanctuary

The Daranghati Sanctuary is 150 K.M. away from Shimla, you can reach here via airways, train or your own vehicle. This Sanctuary came in existence in 1962 and was hunting area for Rampur royal family.

7.Daranghati Sanctuary

8). Tara Devi Temple:

The Tara Devi Temple is just 11 Kilometers away from Shimla, you can also see while travelling on the N.H. Kalka-Simla. It is supposed that the origin of this temple is more than 250 years.

Tara Devi temple shimla

9). Chadwick Waterfalls:

The Chadwick waterfall is one of most beautiful sites in Shimla, this waterfall is approx 7K.M. from Shimla and it falls from the height of 67 Meters in cascade style.

9.Chadwick waterfal

10). Wild Flower Hall:

This is an amazing heritage building spread in more than 22 acres, this is 8250 meters above sea level. This 5 star resort is just 13 K.M. away from Shimla.

Wild Flower Hall

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