Besides being the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, this authentic city is also known to be the “Queen of Hills” with millions of people visiting the place, which was known as the “Summer Capital” of British India. Well known for the amazing Victorian Architecture structured in the reflected areas. Here are a few to do things for those who are planning a trip to this amazing place of Shimla.

THE TOY TRAIN EXPEDITION – A voyage amidst serenity

To escape from the monotonous routine of urban life, one needs an alternative. This ride along the lush green trees and tall mountains paints a tranquil picture of the place enabling a soothing experience. The curvy tracks, shaky wheels and crystal clear windows helps you escape all your worries and have a fun filled ride.

RIVER RAFTING AT TATTAPANI – Awaken the adventurer in you

This place is surely a heaven for all the adventurers across the globe. It is located in the heart of the city, on the banks of the river Satluj. Distanced 50km from Shimla, this is rated as the finest rafting adventure experience and has thousands of tourists visiting the place every year.

SCANDAL POINT – Enlighten the bright light within you

Scandal Point is one of the major tourist attractions in the place of Shimla. It is a flat platform situated on the Ridge Road. It offers mesmerising views of the snow-capped mountains and the valley. A paradise for photographers and nature lovers, Scandal Point offers splendid spectre of the sunrise and sunset.

SHIMLA RIDGE – Another exemplary view

The large open space that is located in the centre of the capital city, which is indeed the hub of all the cultural activities of the city. This amazing place is seen through the east along the Mall Road and to the west where it joins the Scandal Point. The mostly recognised and the main landmark of the area is the Shimla Ridge along the hill station.

THE SHOPPING AFFAIR – Free the shopping craze

The shopping experience at the Lakkar Bazaar is a completely different angle of sight and experience. This place could completely be dedicated for all the shopaholics. These shops provide a stretch of exciting artefacts and crafts to its visitors. Pick up the perfect gifts for those who you always wanted to gift one.

ICE SKATING – An open encounter

Popularly known as the only open air ice skating in the whole of Asia. It is another opportunity for the skating lovers during the peak season of winter to bring in some experience. The low temperature maintains the factors in the winters, preventing it from melting.

CHADWICK WATERFALL – The beauty that falls

Between the peaceful falls lays this calm Chadwick waterfall, which is indeed a sight to start an ideal day with. It is indeed another wonder amongst the trekking experience.


The amount of adventurous activities carried out here isn’t less comparatively. Amidst the hills and the ranges of the Himalayas does exist the world of camping and trekking in the north cold sights. The adventure could be acquired through the various routes and terrains of the popular and unpopular thrill of trek spots. Camping is excellently provided in the outdoor accommodation at various excellent bases suitable for the trekkers as well with a magnificent view point.