Walk Around Shimla And Visit Kufri

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Shimla was the former summer capital of the British in India. On this day-tour explore Shimla's disorderly and lively urban scene and find out about Indian culture. Go past the major landmarks of this hill town and visit a Hindu temple. Then drive to the small town of Kufri in the neighborhood and visit the unique Himalayan wildlife zoo there.

Highlights
• The Ridge
• The Mall
• Green Valley
• Jakhoo Hill
• Kufri
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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Viceregal Lodge, Shimla India

The centre of Shimla is a vehicle free zone so you can walk around the streets in a relaxed manner. Start the tour with a cup of local chai (tea) at a nearby shop. Then visit the heritage building of the imposing Viceregal Lodge that was the home of the British Viceroys in India. The Lodge now houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.

Pass By: Green Valley, Nr. Kufri, Shimla India

Go to Green Valley, one of the most picturesque locations of Shimla. The valley is surrounded by verdant hills in the backdrop of snow-capped mountains. You may even spot some yaks grazing in the valley.

Stop At: Jakhoo Hill, 2 Km From the Ridge, Shimla India

Jakhoo Temple is situated on Jakhoo Hill, the highest point in Shimla. The temple is dedicated to...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Viceregal Lodge, Shimla India

The centre of Shimla is a vehicle free zone so you can walk around the streets in a relaxed manner. Start the tour with a cup of local chai (tea) at a nearby shop. Then visit the heritage building of the imposing Viceregal Lodge that was the home of the British Viceroys in India. The Lodge now houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.

Pass By: Green Valley, Nr. Kufri, Shimla India

Go to Green Valley, one of the most picturesque locations of Shimla. The valley is surrounded by verdant hills in the backdrop of snow-capped mountains. You may even spot some yaks grazing in the valley.

Stop At: Jakhoo Hill, 2 Km From the Ridge, Shimla India

Jakhoo Temple is situated on Jakhoo Hill, the highest point in Shimla. The temple is dedicated to the monkey God Hanuman and offers panoramic views of Shimla.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sankat Mochan Temple, Shimla 171010 India

Situated in a picturesque setting, the Sankat Mochan temple is a popular attraction in Shimla. Built in 1950, the temple is dedicated to the Monkey God, Hanuman.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vaishno Devi Temple, National Highway-22, Bagh, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004, India

This is a temple complex with ornate multi-tiered structures and a subterranean sanctuary. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, Vaishno Devi.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Himalayan Bird Park, Chaura Maidan Road Opposite Viceregal Lodge, Shimla 171001 India

Situated across the Viceregal Lodge, this Bird Park is a nature lover’s delight. It has a large variety of exotic birds including some rare species.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: The Ridge, Mall Road, Shimla India

This is the central spot and cultural hub of Shimla. A neo-Gothic church dating back to 1844 and a tudorbethan library are important landmarks of the Ridge.

Pass By: The Mall, Shimla India

No trip to Shimla can be complete without a visit to the Mall. Constructed during the British colonial rule, the Mall is situated a level below the Ridge. Walk past the many colorful shops of the Mall and soak in the hustle and bustle of the most happening place in Shimla.

Stop At: Kufri Zoo Market, Kufri - Chail Rd, Kufri, Himachal Pradesh 171012, India

Kufri, Fagu Valley (2 hours)

It is situated about 12 miles from Shimla. The drive to Kufri takes an hour. In Kufri visit the Himalayan Zoo which is home to some rare antelopes, felines and birds. In winters Kufri is a popular skiing destination.


Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Himalayan Bird Park
  • Entry/Admission - Sankat Mochan Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Jakhoo Hill
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Vaishno Devi Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kufri Zoo Market
Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional food or drink, unless specified
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
From your hotel in Shimla

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women and people with back problems.
  • Consider wearing comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
  • Indian Institute of Advanced Studies and the Mini Zoo are closed on Mondays.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.