The time taken for the heritage walk of Shimla is about 5 hrs. The starting point being Vice Regal Lode or near Clark’s hotel at one end of the mall road. Through Combermere bridge, Mall Road, Christ Church, The Ridge, Bandstand, Gaiety Theater, Townhall, Scandal Point, Grand hotel ( Bentinck’s Castel), Gorton Castle ,Kennedy cottage( sight of the first British house in Shimla), Cecil Hotel, Museum and reach at Viceregal Lodge which is now a days know as Indian Institute Of Advance studies.
Each of these buildings possesses many Historical and Heritage buildings with a different style of architecture and holding many stories of the past Era. Driving is also an option till Viceregal Lodge from there you can walk back towards the town on the Heritage walk of Shimla. It is a very easy and interesting walk of 5hrs.You can experience all the places and buildings at your own pace.