Shimla Heritage Walk (1 Day) Tour


Shimla Heritage Walk (1 Day) Tour

Duration : 1 Day

Destination Covered : Shimla

Price

On Request


Overview

Shimla was built on top of a total of seven different hills namely: Inverarm Hill, Observatory Hill, Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Bantony Hill, Elysium Hill and Jakhoo Hill. The highest point in Shimla is the Jakhoo hill, which is at a height of 2,454 metres (8,051 ft). Being the summer capital of British India, Shimla has some of the finest architectural heritage bestowed to it, and of course add to it the various splendors of nature, forests, waterfalls and glades.
Our walk begins in the morning from The Christ church on the ridge and gradually progresses westwards, first towards The Gaiety Theatre and after the scandal point towards Bantony hill whose top is adorned by the Bantony castle built in 1880, while its lower slope houses the Catholic church. A little further ahead are the Grand hotel and the Kali Bari temple. Our walk continues past more architectural heritage structures like the unique railway board building, Gorton castle as we reach Inverarm hill which houses the State museum and a little ahead is the Observatory hill with the Viceregal Lodge, which housed the Viceroy in British times and now is established as The Indian institute of Advanced studies. Our first half of the walk finishes here.Enjoy some tea and snacks at Viceregal lodge café and thereafter continue your walk through a thickly forested path to Summerhill which houses the Himachal University. We board our vehicle here and driving through meandering roads head for the Prospect hill, adorned with the temple of Kamna Devi on the top. After spending a while indulging in some Photography we board the vehicles again, and driving through Boileauganj, Cart road we make a dash for Annadale and visit the Army museum. Backtrack on the same road we drive through Victory tunnel and past Elesium hill which has The Auckland house school we reach Sanjauli from we drive uphill to Jakhoo hill which has a Hanuman temple dedicated to it at the top. From here we will descend, walking back to the ridge. Our walk finishes here.

Distance Walking 7kms, Vehicle 30kms

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Shimla Was Built On Top of a Total of Seven Different Hills Namely: Inverarm Hill, Observatory Hill, Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Bantony Hill, Elysium Hill and Jakhoo Hill. The Highest Point in Shimla is the Jakhoo Hill, Which is At a Height of 2,454 Metres (8,051 Ft). Being the Summer Capital of British India, Shimla Has Some of the Finest Architectural Heritage Bestowed to It, and of Course Add to It the Various Splendors of Nature, Forests, Waterfalls and Glades.
Our Walk Begins in the Morning from the Christ Church On the Ridge and Gradually Progresses Westwards, First Towards the Gaiety Theatre and After the Scandal Point Towards Bantony Hill Whose Top is Adorned By the Bantony Castle Built in 1880, While Its Lower Slope Houses the Catholic Church. A Little Further Ahead are the Grand Hotel and the Kali Bari Temple. Our Walk Continues Past More Architectural Heritage Structures like the Unique Railway Board Building, Gorton Castle as We Reach Inverarm Hill Which Houses the State Museum and a Little Ahead is the Observatory Hill with the Viceregal Lodge, Which Housed the Viceroy in British Times and Now is Established as the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. Our First Half of the Walk Finishes Here.enjoy Some Tea and Snacks At Viceregal Lodge Café and Thereafter Continue Your Walk Through a Thickly Forested Path to Summerhill Which Houses the Himachal University. We Board Our Vehicle Here and Driving Through Meandering Roads Head for the Prospect Hill, Adorned with the Temple of Kamna Devi On the Top. After Spending a While Indulging in Some Photography We Board the Vehicles Again, and Driving Through Boileauganj, Cart Road We Make a Dash for Annadale and Visit the Army Museum. Backtrack On the Same Road We Drive Through Victory Tunnel and Past Elesium Hill Which Has the Auckland House School We Reach Sanjauli from We Drive Uphill to Jakhoo Hill Which Has a Hanuman Temple Dedicated to It At the Top. From Here We Will Descend, Walking Back to the Ridge. Our Walk Finishes Here.

Distance Walking 7kms, Vehicle 30kms

Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Accommodation

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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