There is a lot to explore and experience in this 5 nights 6 days trip to Shimla and Narkanda. Shimla, which is also the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla formerly acted as the summer capital of British India. The colonial architecture, beautiful mountains and dense forests are some of the highlights of Shimla which makes it for a top tourist destination.
Shimla offers a varied variety of places to discover. Explore Himalayan Bird Park and take a look at various bird species such as peacocks, pheasants and Himalayan Monal to name a few. Visit The Ridge, which is the epicenter of all tourist locations in Shimla. It is connected with Mall Road, Scandal Point and also the Lakkar Bazar. The Ridge is also famous for the summer festival which is held every year. Admire the neo-gothic style architecture of Christ Church which has been in existence since 1857.
Kufri is a small hill station which is located around 20kms from Shimla. In Kufri you can take a horse ride to Mahasu Peak or hike there. You’ll be able to see Kedarnath and Badrinath mountains and also acres of Deodar trees. You can also indulge in some adventurous activities such as skiing at Kufri.
Narkanda is located around 65kms from Shimla, and stands at an altitude of around 2,708mts above sea level. This place has many apple farms and is also one of the most offbeat skiing destinations in Himachal Pradesh and in India. You can enjoy the local scenery while here, as it is a really calm and beautiful place in the state of Himachal Pradesh. While in Narkanda, you can go for Hatu Peak Trek, which is located at a distance of about 10 kilometers from Narkanda, and at a height of 3400 meters. This place is a treat for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. From the top, it offers a stunning panoramic view of the valley around and the snow-capped Shrikhand Mahadev peaks. The sunset and sunrise views from this place are truly mesmerising and brings a state of serenity to one’s mind and soul.
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