Shimla - Summer Capital Of British India


4 days

Tour Type

Hill Station




Shimla - Summer Capital of British India


Shimla - Summer Capital of British India Day 1

Day 1

You will be picked up by Yolo India Tours Representative from your New Delhi Hotel (Hotel Book by Guest) early in the morning and transported to the New Delhi Railway station for a thrilling air-conditioned, high speed train ride to Kalka. You are guaranteed an experience of a lifetime. Imagine that the train is a town on wheels with everything possible travelling in it and you will get the picture. It will take 4 hours and you will be treated with breakfast along the way. Train Name and Number: 12011 / Kalka Shtbdi Departure Time from Delhi: 07:40 Hrs from New Delhi Railway Station Arrival Time at Kalka: 11:45 Hrs at Kalka Railway Station Class: Air Condition Chair Car CC After you have arrived in Kalka train station around 11:45 Am, board your toy train to Shimla.  Train Name and Number: 52455 / Himalayan Queen Departure Time from Kalka: 12:10 Hrs from Kalka Station Arrival Time : 17:30 Hrs at Shimla Railway Station Class: Air Condition Chair Car CC Upon arrival in Shimla train station, Yolo India Tours representative will take you to your accommodation. Rest of the day will be at your leisure.  SHIMLA: former summer capital of British India and now the capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snow capped shivalik mountain ranges offering some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lies the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities. Overnight stay at hotel.

Shimla - Summer Capital of British India Day 2

Day 2

The best ways to explore this lovely hill town is on foot. Walk through the Lanes & Trails of this British Himalayan Town and know about the stories of the bygone era. The British built this town and left legacies. If you can manage to have an Ariel view of Shimla you will notice that the town is a museum of architecture. Victorian, post Victorian, Gothic, Georgian, Tudor, MocTudor, Bavarian, Neo, Lyutens, and modern all examples are there at one place.   The entire length of this walk comes under Shimla’s Heritage Zone. Christ Church is the most prominent landmark of Shimla and from here the walk extends west towards the Viceregal Lodge.   Highlights of the Walk: The most imposing and attractive structures which include castles, temple,  Heritage Hotels, banks and government offices are the highlights of this walk. They are some of the best examples of British Architecture of the era and reveal history and various interesting stories of the glorious past. They will compel you to glance at them from every angle. A brief description of some of them is given here.  

Shimla - Summer Capital of British India Day 3

Day 3

Day is free to walk around mall road and enjoy the scenic beauty of Shimla. Overnight stay in Shimla.

Shimla - Summer Capital of British India Day 4

Day 4

After Healthy breakfast free to relax at hotel till 12:00 Noon. Check out from hotel and drive to Kalka Railway Station. Say Good bye to Shimla and Driver and board the Shatabdi Train for Delhi. Train Name and Number: 12012 / Kalka Shtbdi Departure Time from Kalka: 17:45 Hrs from Kalka Station Arrival in Delhi: 21:55 Hrs at New Delhi Railway Station Class : Air Condition Chair Car CC On Arrival at New Delhi Railway Station Meet and Greet by Yolo India Tours Representative and transfer to Hotel (Booked by Guest) or Departure to New Delhi International Airport. Tour Ends with Sweet Memories.



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