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The capital of Himachal Pradesh, a North Indian State in India, Shimla is also known as the queen of hills. It is a beautiful hilly city where you can visit for a splendid yet simple time. It is a small place with only a few places to visit and few things to do, but it can be one of the most refreshing vacations you will ever have.
Rent a bike
Exploring a place could never be more interesting. You can simply rent a bike and go about town, discovering new things about the city. There are beautiful waterfalls and mountains you will see, amazing food joints where you can have snacks and local delicacies, and beautiful vistas of this stunning city, you can capture in your camera. You can ask around for basic directions, so that you don’t wander away too far.
Try adventure sports
This amazing place offers ample opportunities for adventure sports. From paragliding to trekking, mountain biking to skiing and ice skating, there are a number of interesting and adventurous things you can try here. You are going to have an amazing time enjoying these new and exciting things with your friends or family, taking back a lifetime of memories.
Enjoy heritage walk
You can book a guided tour through the city, and visit the famous monuments, churches, palaces and other historic sites, while learning about how Shimla was once a British colony and how things evolved over a period of time. You will learn about the culture, history and daily life of the people of the place while also making your own memories there.
Visit Chadwick waterfall
This beautiful waterfall situated around 7 kms from Shimla is so picturesque that people from different parts of the world come and visit it. It is a place where you can spend a quiet time pondering over life and enjoying the perfect picnic with your loved ones.
Take a trip to the Lakkar Bazaar
When in Shimla, you have to shop at Lakkar Bazaar. This is a street market and you will find the most amazing artefacts here, souvenirs you can take back. Apparel, jewellery and a number of other artistic knick-knacks are available here.
Visit the famous Mall Road
The common hub of all things interesting in Shimla is the Mall Road. It is a huge market place on a long winding road, where you can find the best food, the best buys and the best sources of entertainment in the city. There are cosy little bars where you can sit in and enjoy drinks with your friends while trying typical Himachali food that is mouth-watering delicious.