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Best Time to Visit Shimla

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Best time to visit Shimla is from September till June.

Shimla or Simla, is one of the most beautiful hill station in Northern region of India. At the time of British rule, Shimla was the summer capital of India. Today it is a popular winter destination for people of India and abroad. Shimla’s distinguished Victorian architecture make it look different from other hill stations of the country, Most of the city was built during British rule, hence we can see that in its historic buildings like High Court, Christ Church, Indian Institute of Advanced Study etc.

Today, Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year. However the best time to visit Shimla is from the month of September to March. Every year Shimla attracts thousands of domestic as well as foreign tourists during winters. In the Month of December and January you can expect to see heavy snowfall in the hills. This is the time when most of Indian tourist ply in to enjoy the snow clad mountains. After snowfall i.e. the month of February, whole city is covered in ultra white sheet of snow.


  • Take care of your luggage and belongings
  • Do not eat cut fruits. Buy whole fruit instead.
  • If you refuse to take coolie service, do not expect a good advise from them. They might misguide you.
  • Bargain, where ever you can.
  • Carry all necessary medicines with you.