Get mesmerized by the colonial charm of Shimla, trek through forests of pine and deodar forests, walk along rhododendron trails, and get charmed by the quaint hamlets.
Duration : 9 Days
Route : Kasauli → Chail → Shimla → Mashobra → Naldhera → Shimla
Days 1-2 Kasauli
This small hill station seems to live in time warp with charming narrow roads which slither up and down the hillside and offer some magnificent views. A mixed forest of pine, oak and huge horse-chestnut encircles the town. Its colonial ambience is reinforced by stretches of cobbled road, quaint shops, gabled houses with charming facades and scores of neat little gardens and orchards.
Key attractions include Monkey Point, Baba Balak Nath temple, and Lawrence School.
Days 3-4 Chail
The quaint little village of Chail is surrounded by thick deodar forests perfect for the long relaxing walks into the woods.
Key attractions include Chail Palace, Cricket ground, Sidhbaba Temple and Kali ka Tibba.
Days 5-6 Shimla
Shimla, the summer capital of the British Raj in India, is draped in forests of pine, rhododendron, and oak. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of Hills’, Shimla is a very popular holiday-retreat during the summer months and is known for its Victorian architecture.
Popular attractions include The Mall, Christ Church, Annadale, Jakhu Temple, and the Viceregal Lodge.
Days 7-8 Mashobra & Naldhera
Mashobra is a popular outdoor destination perfect for short hikes through pine, oak, cedar, deodar and rhododendron groves. The hike to Craignano is highly recommended.
Naldhera boasts of the oldest 9 hole golf course in the country. The well groomed Golf Course is a lovely verdant, perhaps one of the finest in India. A visit to near by Kogi village is a good insight into the rural Himachali lifestyle.
Day 9 Shimla
Explore the remaining attractions or go off on a relaxing hike into the forest groves before heading for your connection.