Perched at an altitude of 2159 m above sea level, Shimla is one of the most famous hill stations of India and was discovered by the British in the form of a little village in 1819. The impact of the British is easily visible in some of its monuments. Some of the places of interest in Shimla are Christ Church, The Ridge (offering panoramic vies of the himalaya valley),Himalayan Bird Park, Rothney Castle, gardens and there are numerous scenic treks (mild to moderate difficulty) to explore the scenic area ( full of green vegetation, snow capped peaks, streams of rivers and placid lakes). You can go for relaxation activities like Yoga and feel rejuvenated. For adventure seekers you can go for paragliding, Hot air ballooning etc. Approach: The best way to reach Shimla is through the UNESCO world heritage listed Toy train that starts from Kalka and it is a wonderful 4 hours journey traveling through some scenic landscapes offering classic views of the valley. The other option is by road and is well connected.

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