Shimla is one of the best destination for tourist accross the world.It has neat and clean roads. Also known as queen of seven hills. Cool climate the precise reason why it is such a popular.This city holds the magic in the air which is beyond comaparison. it is very popular holiday retreat during the summer months and it has also victorian architecture.Shimla is a year-round holiday destination with families and couple.
kufri derives its name from ‘kufr’which means lake.Kufri is known for its ski runs and attract some of the largest number of traveller.
- MALL ROAD
mall road is a main hangout point and famous shopping center in shimla. It is also the heart of town.Main street lined up with clubs, banks shops, restaurants etc.
Ridge is a wide open area located in center of shimla . the ridge is the main hub of cultutal activities.This place is perfect for photography. A fantastic place to visit in winter as well as in summer. one can experience snow fall in winter and cool breeze in summer.
BEST TIME TO GO
March to June: This is a popular tourist season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature is comfortable and usually varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting. Make sure you carry comfortable walking shoes for going around the Mall Road. Summers are mild and you might need light woolens, especially at night.
July to September: This is not peak season in Shimla because of heavy rainfall and occasional landslides. But monsoon brings o upset the lush character of the hill station. Also, since few peoplelike to travel to the hill station at this time, hotel prices drop down considerably and you can find great deals on really good properties.
October to February: This is again a popular season for Shimla for people who are looking for snow, which typically falls between December and February. This is the time skiing and ice skating take off. The average temperature during this season is around 8°C and goes down to -2°C. This is a popular time for honeymooners. Don’t forget to carry warm clothes if you don’t want to get tuck in your hotel room.
Visitors find that Shimla is a very enjoyable place to indulge in retail therapy. There is a huge variety of things on offer too. From souvenirs, wooden handicraft and curios to cold weather apparel such as leather gloves, knitted jumpers, and weaved bags, woollen shawls, rugs and carpets, there isn’t an end to the things you could shop in Shimla. They come in many different colours and are not available outside Shimla. Mall Road is a commercial hub and one of the top tourist attractions in the popular holiday destination of Shimla.
The ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ give great shopping opportunities for visitors in and around Mall Road. Some of the best places to shop in Shimla are the local markets. Lakkar Bazaar (aka Sabzi Mandi), Lower Bazaar, The Mall, Himachal Emporium and Tibetan Market are famous markets in Shimla that sell traditional products, local souvenirs, the famous Himachali caps and much more.