While in Shimla you will have the opportunity to visit sites like Christ Church , The Mall Road, Shimla state mueseum , sankat mochan temple, Summer hill and Indian Institutes of Advanced Studies.
This place is around 16 kms from Shimla. It is well known forits ski slopes, Commands good views, Potato Research Station. Kufri has a mini zoo amidst dense forest where a rare breed of wild animals species commonly found in natural habitation. It is spread over an area of twenty hectares of land. You can also see ‘Monal’ the State bird of Himachal Pradesh. The other animals of this zoo are Brown Bear , Tibetan wolf and Barking Deer.
The Ridge is a wide open street located on the side of Shimla Mall Road. The tourists can get spectacular view of the snow-capped mountain ranges set against an orangish hued sky.It is often the most photographed part of the hill station covered with pine, firs, Himalayan Oak and Rhododendron trees.
The Kalka to Shimla route is best travelled by way of the toy train that runs on a narrow-gauge track and is known for its dramatic views of the hills and surrounding villages. The historic Kalka Shimla Toy train is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and takes individuals on a ride amongst vast green hills and deodar and pine forests.The 5 and a half-hour toy train journey provides special services and is must-do when visiting the mountainside of the North.
Chadwick Falls is located in the Glen Forests of the beautiful city of Shimla. This stream of water trickles from a height of about 100 metres. Some explorers recall a walk through the forest as an adventurous experience because of the damp and dark environment created by the thick canopying forest. This beautiful location is a stone’s throw away from the city and must be visited by everyone exploring Shimla.
Located at a distance of 4km from Kasol in the Parvati Valley along the banks of river Parvati in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, Manikaran is known as a famous pilgrimage destination. There are three hot springs where one can take a bath, one being inside the Gurudwara itself and the other two being privatised by the guesthouses. Different sections for men and women are made at the bathing place
The hillside town of Manali is famous for paragliding. At 2050 metres above sea level, it is an ultimate location for the sport, with its beautiful green valleys, stark blue skies, and snow-capped mountain peaks. The pictureperfect valley boasts of ideal wind conditions for paragliding and is thronged by both international and domestic tourists
Located amidst the snow-covered hills of Manali, the Hadimba Temple is a unique shrine dedicated to Hidimba Devi. Surrounded by
gorgeous cedar forests, this beautiful shrine is built on a rock which is believed to be in the image of goddess Hidimba herself. The construction style of the Hidimba Devi temple is entirely different from that of any of the other temples, with its wooden doorways, walls, and cone-shaped roof.
14 kilometer to the north west of the main town of Manali, Solang Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. A favorite for adventure enthusiasts, parachuting to paragliding, horse riding to driving mini-open jeeps specially available for tourists of all age groups, Solang Valley has it all.
Another popular attraction of Solang valley, taking advantage of the slopes of the valley, you are likely to spot a huge transparent ball with mostly two people inside it rolling down the slope during summers. Yes, Zorbing is as much fun as it looks like. One of the most vibrant and enjoyable places in Manali, there is no way one can possibly miss this amazing valley, while here.
Rohtang Pass is one of the most popular attractions in Manali. The pass is around 51 km from Manali and serves as the gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys
Rohtang Pass is open between June and October as during the remaining months, it is covered with a snow, making it inaccessible.Tourists can enjoy various kinds of adventure activities at Snow Point such as sledge ride, mountain biking, snow scooter, ski ride, Tyre drop and skiing. Equipment are available on rent. Enjoy making igloos with snow.Another attraction here is the Rahala waterfall that is 16 km from Manali, on the way to Rohtang Pass. The scenery here is breathtaking.Nehru Kund, Kothi, Gulaba and Marhi are other attractions near the pass.