Himachal Travel Destinations, Travel Ideas And Tips
Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations of North India and is frequented by visitors from around India all throughout the year. There are lots of good hotels in Shimla. But one needs to find a good hotel for a memorable vacation. Check out the various areas in Shimla and some good Shimla hotels to consider for your next trip to Shimla.
Major Tourist Attractions In Shimla
Shimla is a preferred hill station in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh Shimla came into limelight when Britishers discovered it in 1819 that this is a place which gives the best sweeping view of the valleys and the lofty peaks of the Himalayan range on both the sides. The important tourist attractions this beautiful hill station include The Mall, The Vice regal Lodge, Sankat Mochan Temple, Tattapani, Lakkar Bazaar. Outdoor activities in Shimla include adventures such as golfing; skiing, fishing and skating add grace and color to this vibrant place making you completely indulged.
Shimla is one of the few places in India that receives mild to medium amount of snowfall and offers skiing opportunity. Surrounded by gorgeous mountains and valleys most of the Shimla hotels are located near the major tourist attractions in the hill station. Here are some of the hotels in Shimla near the Mall and near Ghowra Chowki – another popular area in Shimla.
The Mall is the most centrally located area in Shimla and has lot of accommodation facilities, shopping malls, small shops and good restaurants spotting the streets giving a typical scenic beauty of Shimla at a glance. Tourist prefers staying in and around the Mall area so there are a lot of good accommodation facilities with regard to this place. Hotel Dreamland is another nice hotel just above the ridge on the way to Jakhoo Temple. It is a budget hotel in Shimla with rates from Rs. 900 per night. Hotel Auckland is located in the heart of the city in Lakkar Bazaar and situated just 5 minutes from The Mall, Victory tunnel, and the Shimla railway station. This budget hotels costs Rs. 1100 per night for your stay in the most preferred and visited landmark of Shimla.
Some Other Accommodation Facilities
Some of the other good hotels in Shimla are Hotel Sun-N-Snow near Shimla bus stand. It is a decent budget hotel available for Rs. 650 per night. Hotel de Park in Shimla costs around Rs. 3000 per night and is located on Ghowra chowki, just 2 km from Shimla railway station and 3 km from the bus stand. Hotel Brightland and Hotel Sangeet are two other hotels near the railway station. Online booking for Shimla hotels is recommended in advance, particularly during peak travel seasons when all the good hotels are booked completely.