Explore Queen of HillstationsRoad trip to Shimla Narkanda & ChailTotal No of days - 3Dated - March 2011
Trip Advisory Shimla
Best time to visit Shimla
Best time to visit Shimla is March to June. In Summer (Max temp is 30 degrees), cold in winter (Min temp is -3 degrees). Cotton and light woolens are suggested for the summer and heavy winter clothing for winter.
Local tweeds, shawls, jackets, Lahauli woolen socks, Himachal's distinctive caps, horticultural produce like jams and squashes, silver jewellery, rare books, handicrafts like carpets, paintings and metal ware, wooden items like bowls and walking sticks. Leather shoes on order. Local wines and cider.
Places enroute Shimla - Kalka
The Kalka Shimla train or popularly called toy train runs from Kalka–Shimla covering 96 kms and takes 5 and a half hour. There are 103 tunnels and Barog is the longest one.