Kalka to Shimla An Unforgettable journey by toy train

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Kalka to Shimla An Unforgettable journey by toy train

Post by soniachetan on Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:01 pm

Shimla is a hill station that experiences extreme climatic conditions. It is located on lower ranges of Himalayans. It is situated at a height of approx 2213 meters above sea level. Because of this Shimla gets its diverse climatic conditions. As such there is no such ideal time to visit Shimla, because this awesome hill station is one of the most preferred destinations in India at any given time. So the peak season for Shimla travel is all though the year! So one have to decide what is the best time to visit Shima.


Kalka to Shimla Kalka to Shimla by Toy Train by Road

The best time to visit
Shimla would be October to November and from March to May. It is advisable not to visit Shimla during monsoons as the place has a history of having landslides in monsoons too much. The roads can get very slippery and it is not a good idea to roam around at this time.


> > > To visit Shimla One has to reach North India first. The nearest railway station is Kalka which is a town in Panchkula District of Haryana State. Kalka Station is well connected to Delhi & Chandigarh Railway Station. Kalka is 90 kilometers from Shimla. Kalka to Shimla is a narrow guage track.
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[-] 24x7x365 Narrow Guage Train
> > > . There is narrow gauge train available from Kalka to Shimla & this journey is itself a distinguish Adventure. One can also travel by bus or car. If one want to travel by bus he should leave train at Chandigarh & board bus from there as all the buses which route from kalka to Shimla are coming from Chandigarh So it is difficult to get good seat.. [Read more]

[-] Nearest Airport is Jubbarhatti.
> > > The nearest Airport is Jubbarhatti. Jubbarhatti is 23 Kilometers from Shimla. One can cover this distance by Taxi. This airport has flights from Delhi & Chandigarh & Jagson airlines is operating Daily flights on this route..
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[-] Travel by Car
> > > One can also travel by Car or Bus from Delhi to Shimla. Volvo buses, Deluxe Buses, Normal Buses & Hires cars are available from Delhi to Shimla
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[-] Places to Visit in Shimla
> > > Some famous places to visit In & around Shimla are Chali, Kasauli, Kufri, Naldehra, Rampur,Renuka Lake, Sarahan & Tattapani. Some famous religious places in Shimla are Bhimakali Temple, Jakhu Temple, Kalibari Temple, St. Michael’s Cathedral, Sankat Mochan Temple & Tara Devi Temple. Ice Skating Carnival, Rhyali Festival & Summer Festival are some of the famous festivals of Shimla.
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[-] How to Travel
> > > Create For Travelling to these places & site seeing one can use Local Buses, & Taxis. There are a number of buses that ply from Shimla to nearby places and one can easily get on these buses to roam around at nearby places. There are some private operators also who run such buses for tourists. One can hire taxis and private cabs for getting to places. It is comfortable, easily available and economically viable. One can find taxis and cabs all through the day and can hire them from anywhere in the city. The cab drivers charge a reasonable amount and also act as tourist guides at time. There are not too much autos available as on higher attitudes autos are not that successful.. [Read more]

[-] Mall Road
> > > We Mall Road is a place which one would never like to miss while visiting Shimla. The Mall is situated in the main street of Shimla. All colonial structures are located on the Mall Road. The Mall Road also has all major hotels, restaurants and recreation centers of Shimla. The Mall road is full of shops that sell woolen clothes, branded clothes, handicraft items, pottery items, jewellery, books, etc. The Mall Road is also famous for its wooden furniture shops that sell exquisite wooden articles, which look like antiques..
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[-] Snowfall in Shimla
> >With continuous rain and snowfall for the second day, Himachal Pradesh is freezing. As local meteorological department has predicted heavy rain and snow in next 36 hours, threat of landslides and avalanches, too, has increased. Tourist heading for exotic snow covered locations of Dharamshala, Manali, Dalhousie and Shimla should take proper precautionary measures before leaving home. [b]
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