Looking for some real Christmas and New Year white? Then go to Shimla, the summer capital of the country and one of the famous hill stations in North India. Read on to find out how to spend your new year in Shimla and check out some good hotels in Shimla.
Shimla is sometimes pronounced as Simla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is situated at a height of 2000 meters above sea level. It was the summer capital of India, during the old British Raj and during India's indolent summer, the entire government moved to the picturesque hills of Shimla. The British developed this significant city, and their influence can be seen in the numerous colonial structures spread around the city. The city can be reached from all the major cities of the country, on roads, railways and airways. The nearest airport is 12 km from Jubbarhatti and is for domestic flights only. The railway line from Kalka to Shimla is a picturesque route, and train travel is highly recommended by travelers as a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Shimla is located in the Himalayas and therefore enjoys pleasant summers and cold winters. Although it is primarily a summer destination, but winter holidays and new years in Shimla are quickly gaining a popular reputation. Winters can be quite cold with falling snow and temperatures to a lesser degree, but this does not discourage deer. Visitors can enjoy a new white year in Shimla, complete with holidays and snow. A popular destination in Shimla during the winters is Kufri on the outskirts. Children can enjoy the snow, join the fight with unrestricted snow or enjoy ice skating in Asia and only natural ice skating Couples can take a ride on snow and enjoy the peace and quiet on a the snow. You can go shopping in the mall which is the main shopping street and you can look for handicrafts at Lakkar Bazar. The Tibetan market is a good place for shopping for quality woolen clothing and other items. After the day is over, you can sit down and enjoy a cup of steaming hot tea at any of the cafes in the mall.
Quality Shimla Hotels
The Shingar Hotel is among the best 2-star hotels in Shimla and is located near the Mall Road. It has an 80% customer recommendation, which means that 10 out of 10 would like a second visit and this makes it one of the most popular hotels in Shimla. It offers well-furnished rooms with an attached bathroom and hot water. It also offers a restaurant with several kitchens, 24-hour room service and a travel desk. The rooms cost Rs.2778.
Hotel Sangeet is one of the most popular hotels in Shimla, which enjoys wide recommendations among guests. Located near the Mall Road, it received a 77% recommendation from customers, which means that 8 out of 10 people would like to try this place again. It offers well-furnished and well-equipped rooms, which cost Rs.1000.