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The Orchid Hotel Shimla - lush green mountain peaks

Shimla boasts incredible weather throughout the year. The snow-clad peaks and the lush green forest is an idyllic haven for retreat amongst the city dwellers. Read more to pick the best time to visit Shimla.

Lush green valleys of Himachal

Himachal Pradesh promises a blissful retreat amidst the picturesque Himalayan peaks. In this blog, we have compiled a list of tourist attractions ideal for your next vacation.

the snow-clad mountains of Shimla

A snow-clad paradise that prompts ecstasy gushing through your body with its enchanting views is Shimla. Situated at an elevation of 2,276 m, this Himalayan town boasts of an exhibition of unparalleled views, rare to other places in Himachal.

Apples hanging from branches at an apple orchard

Known as the "Queen of Hills", Shimla is flanked by snow-capped mountains on all sides. The picturesque hill station is adorned with colonial architecture and scenic lush valleys. And not only that, but Shimla is also famous for its apples, and more importantly its beautiful apple orchards.

Waterfall amidst the woods

Shimla is the perfect summer escape with its cosy atmosphere. The picturesque Chadwick Falls is a great addition to your summer itinerary in Shimla.
 

View of Shimla

Shimla is one of the most favoured hill stations in North India. We have curated the perfect 3-day itinerary for a complete experience of this beautiful place
 

Ice skating blades placed on ice

Shimla’s very own ice skating rink hosts a myriad of events and an annual carnival that you just cannot miss!

A spectacular view of the Orchid hotel from afar

If you are looking to plan the perfect Shimla itinerary for your family, we might have a few suggestions for fun activities you could choose from!

India Gate

Explore different attractions near Chandigarh and plan a short trip with your friends and family over the weekend.

Children ice-skating at a carnival

Shimla in Winter is an awe-inspiring sight that serves as an elixir to the mundane events of everyday life. Head over to Shimla during the winter months!

The view of a large civilisation on mountains below a bright blue sky

Shimla accommodates a number of wildlife sanctuaries that are home to a variety of flora and fauna. Explore some of the well-known wildlife sanctuaries in Shimla and witness nature's creatures in their natural habitat.

Shri Hanuman Jakhu

Jakhu Hill, standing tall at an altitude of 2,500 meters from the sea level, is the highest point in Shimla. A major tourist attraction, Jakhoo Hill is known for its panoramic brilliance and the famous Jakhoo Temple.

a coupe enjoying the sunset from a jetty

You may have taken hundreds of photos with your love atop the world, but nothing compares to the visionary charm of Insta-ready pre-wedding photoshoot in Shimla.