The Best Waterfalls in Shimla | The Orchid Hotel Shimla

The Best Waterfalls in Shimla

Situated in the Himalayas, Shimla, the queen of hill stations, beckons nature lovers and adventure seekers alike with its splendid natural beauty. Among its most enchanting attractions are the mesmerising waterfalls, each with its unique charm and serene ambience. From the rejuvenating Chadwick Falls to the secluded Glen Falls, let us delve into why these natural spectacles are a must-visit for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the tranquillity of nature and experience the unparalleled beauty of Shimla. Join us as we uncover the hidden gems and the stories behind these picturesque locales, promising an unforgettable adventure for every traveller.

A person on a trek in a jungle

Chadwick Falls 

Venture into the heart of nature with a scenic 30-minute trek through dense cedar and pine forests leading to Chadwick Falls. Plummeting from an impressive height of 1586 metres, the falls are sheltered within a verdant canopy of deodar and pine, presenting a spectacle of misty splendour. A visit to this waterfall in Shimla is ideally complemented by a stop at the Orchid Hotel Shimla, where guests can indulge in exquisite dining experiences at our Harrington Bar as they marvel at the panoramic views.

Glen Falls

Nestled within the serene Glen Valley of Shimla, Glen Falls is perfect for a peaceful picnic amidst nature, with sunlight streaming through the deodar canopy creating a mesmerising light show. Easily accessible, just a 4 km stroll from Mall Road, it promises an escape to picturesque serenity. Here, the Orchid Hotel welcomes you to House of Glass, our acclaimed restaurant. Here, you can savour a diverse array of dishes while dining under the stars, ensuring your Shimla experience is as delightful as it is memorable.  

Waterfall in a forest and sunlight streaming through the trees

In conclusion, Shimla's waterfalls offer a spectacular glimpse into the natural beauty and serene landscapes that define this iconic hill station. Whether you're trekking to the majestic Chadwick Falls or enjoying a peaceful picnic by Glen Falls, the experience is enhanced by the comfort at Orchid Hotel. With its strategic location, exquisite dining options like The House of Glass, and the unique Harrington Bar, our hotel serves as the perfect retreat for travellers seeking to explore the wonders of Shimla. Embrace the tranquillity and beauty of these natural retreats and let the Orchid Hotel provide you with an unforgettable stay, combining adventure with relaxation in the heart of the Himalayas.