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Shimla Short Stay

  • Duration
    4 days
  • Tour Type
    Short Stay
  • Tour Style
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Travel on the famous Toy Train into the Himalayan foothills to Shimla, the summer capital of the British Raj and the 'Queen of Hill Stations', to explore its spectacular views and colonial gems.

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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Rise early to meet your guide at your Delhi hotel to transfer to the station. Take the express train to Kalka where you will switch to the famous Toy Train, travelling on this narrow-gauge mountain railway to Shimla. Nicknamed the 'Queen of Hill Stations', Shimla sits in a stunning location sprawling across a ridge deep in the Himalayan foothills.

  • Day 2

    Start the day with a walk to Jakhoo Temple, which sits at the highest point of the city, offering incredible views. Later, discover Shimla's most important sights including the old Christ Church and Scandal Point. Visit the Himalayan Aviary this afternoon, home to many species, including the Himalayan Monal. (B,L)

  • Day 3

    This morning, admire the renaissance grandeur of the Vice Regal Lodge located on Observatory Hill, before driving back to Kalka. Take the train to Delhi enjoying dinner on board. On arrival this evening, transfer to your hotel. (B,D)

  • Day 4

    Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 5°c
  • 55mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 7°c
  • 47mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 11°c
  • 59mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 15°c
  • 41mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 19°c
  • 56mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 20°c
  • 176mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 18°c
  • 376mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 18°c
  • 335mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 17°c
  • 190mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 17°c
  • 46mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 11°c
  • 14mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Shimla
  • 8°c
  • 16mm

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