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Superior Shimla Highlights

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Shimla is the Capital of the State Himachal Pradesh which is set in the Foothills of the Himalayas. You will experience the all beauty that this Hill Station has to offer. Shimla known as the "Queen of the hills" was once a summer retreat for the British colonial government, the influence are still present today with the Tudor style Bungalows, Church and Library.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

• DELHI - Take the Shatabdi Express to Shimla via Kalka
• SHIMLA - Explore the Pine forests

DAY 1: DELHI - KALKA KALKA - SHIMLA

Start your journey at the New Delhi Railway Station, where you embark on the Shatabdi Express to Shimla via Kalka.

At Kalka, transfer to the Exclusive Toy Train, a narrow gauge line covering almost 100km, where the top speed rarely exceeds 20 mph. This rail link was built by the British in 1904 and has a total of 105 tunnels (distance is marked in 1/20km on the right hand side of the track).

Overnight at the Hotel, Shimla

DAY 2: IN SHIMLA

Breakfast will be available in the hotel's restaurant.

Today you will explore Shimla, visiting the Vice-regal Lodge; this also happens to be the place where the partition of India into two parts India and Pakistan was planned on the world map.

The British architecture here is amazing; the wooden works inside the building is still kept alive as it was during the British rule. The building is now used by Indian scholars and is called Institute for Advanced Studies. After the tour of this impressive building visit a Hindu temple containing shrines of the Hindu gods.

After lunch, enjoy a leisurely stroll back along the Mall to Scandal Point. En route, it may be possible to have a quick look inside the Gaiety Theatre or Christ Church. Alternatively find a spot for refreshments whilst viewing snow-capped Himalayan peaks (subject to the weather being clear).

Overnight at the Hotel, Shimla

DAY 3: IN SHIMLA

Breakfast will be available in the hotel's restaurant.

Today you will be free to explore Shimla at your own pace. Perhaps stroll through the
Pine forests, or relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel, Shimla

DAY 4: SHIMLA- KALKA KALKA - DELHI

Breakfast will be available in the hotel's restaurant.

Morning is free for leisure.

Later in time you will be transferred to Kalka Station where you will embark Shatabdi Express to Delhi.

On arrival back into Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel

Overnight at the Hotel, Delhi

DAY 5: DEPART DELHI

our representative will meet you and transfer you to the airport for your international flight for your return flight back home.

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