Weekend Getaways From Shimla

Weekend Getaways From Shimla

  Shimla is a beautiful city that amalgamates the best of the hills and some really picturesque natural settings. This is hill station is also known as the queen of the hills and is a popular tourist destination. Shimla gets its name from Goddess Shyamala, who is an incarnation of Goddess Kali. Quite opposite to its name origin, Shimla is the truest picture of serenity and natural beauty in north India. Himachal’s capital, Shimla was once the summer capital of British India. Since the traffic totally banned in the core area of he town, just strolling along the streets is sure to soothe your soul. Shimla is particularly famous for it long, winding shop laden street - The Mall. However, Shimla can also serve to be the base from where you can visit a number of other interesting locations.

Here is a list for you - Weekend Getaways From Shimla

1. Una Himachal

Una Himachal

 

Una is one of the major districts of Himachal Pradesh and serves at the headquarters of the Una district. The Kila – a historical fort is one of the all-time favorite attractions of the city. It was the home to the first Sikh Gurus.

Time – The summers are the best time to visit Una in HP. The months of March to May are the ideal time to visit the place.

Distance From Shimla – 163.7 km via SH 16 and NH503

2. Chandigarh

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Chandigarh is a beautiful city located on the borders of Punjab and Haryana. This is a city that is known for its planned layout and very clean and beautiful localities. It is one of the major urban hubs of the north and is considered to be one of the important metropolitan cities

Time – Best time to visit is between October and March

Distance – 113.3 km via NH5

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3. Parwanoo

 

It is a beautiful and picturesque town in the Solan district in Himachal Pradesh. It is located on the Haryana borders in the Panchkula district. The city is a major industrial center and is also the largest wholesale market of the area.

Time – Best time to visit Parwanoo is between May and October

Distance – 84.3 km via NH5 and kalka – Shimla road.

4. Delhi

 

The capital of the nation, Delhi is one of the major metros of northern India. This is the economic and the political hub of the nation and hence the region as well. This city also has a number of historical attractions and allures numerous tourists from different parts of the world every year.

Time – October and November are the best time to visit Delhi.

Distance - 343.4 km via NH5 and NH 44

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9. Haridwar

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Haridwar is one of the most popular locations of Hindu pilgrimage in the country. Along with Rhishikesh, this destination attracts millions of pilgrims from across the nation every year. Locations like Lachmanjhula and Harki Pouri are famous tourist spots.

Time – February to March are the best times to visit the city. 

Distance – 294.4 km via NH5 and NH344.

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11. Various other options to try for a perfect weekend gateway from Shimla are as follow

Various other options to try for a perfect weekend gateway from Shimla are as follow

 

1. Chakrata


Time to visit: All through the year except chilly January and February
Distance from Shimla: 206.0 km via Theog - Hatkoti - Rohru Rd and SH1


2. Landsdowne


Time to visit: April and June
Distance from Shimla: 399.1 km via NH344


3. Kasauli


Time to visit: From September to November
Distance from Shimla: 71.7 km via NH5


4. Karnal


Time to visit: October to March
Distance from Shimla: 226.8 km via NH5 and Grand Trunk Rd


5. Solan


Time to visit: February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November
Distance from Shimla: 46.0 km via NH5


6. Ambala


Time to visit: During the months of October and November
Distance from Shimla: 143.8 km via NH5


7. Kurukshetra


Time to visit: September to March
Distance from Shimla: 191.8 km via NH5


8. Patiala


Time to visit Shimla: October, November, December, January, and February
Distance from Shimla: 169.8 km via NH5 and NH 7


9. Chintpurni


Time to visit: April, May, June, July, August and September
Distance from Shimla: 217.6 km via SH 16 and NH503


10. Ludhiana


Time to visit: Between October to March
Distance from Shimla: 222.8 km via NH5 and NH 44


11. Jalandhar


Time to visit: January to March
Distance from Shimla: 285.4 km via NH5 and NH 44


12. Kotdwar


Time to visit: April and October
Distance from Shimla: 360.7 km via NH344


13. Haldwani


Time to visit: From March to May
Distance from Shimla: 607.0 km via NH 44


14. Aligarh


Time to visit: October, November, December, February and March
Distance from Shimla: 482.1 km via NH 44
 



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