Town scene | Shimla | India
FROM: USD $735 pp

Shimla, was the ‘summer capital’ of British India. The natural beauty of Shimla will enchant you, being famous for its stunning sunsets and verdant woods, contrasted with the intriguing English look of the town.

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Trip Highlights

Himalayan Queen Toy Train – ride the famous journey through picturesque countryside, over bridges and through narrow tunnels to Kandaghat
Shimla - hill station, The Mall, Christ Church, Gorton Castle, Viceroyal Lodge


Return train journey from Delhi to Kalka (air-conditioned chair car)
3 nights standard accommodation including breakfast
One way Himalayan Queen toy train journey from Kalka to Kandaghat (1st class non air-conditioned), chauffeur-driven car transfer from Shimla to Kalka

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature


Day 1

Delhi - Shimla

Delhi - Shimla. Early morning Shatabdi Express train to Kalka and transfer on to the Himalayan Queen toy train to Kandaghat. On arrival into Kandaghat you'll be met and transfered to your hotel in Shimla by road. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Shimla

Days 2-3


Free time to explore the city on your own. The ‘summer capital’ of British India sprawls along a crescent-shaped ridge at an altitude of over 2100m in southern Himachal Pradesh. This was the most important hill station in India before Independence. The famous main street, The Mall, still runs along the crest of the ridge and is lined with stately English-looking houses. Christ Church, Gorton Castle and the fortress-like former Viceroyal Lodge reinforce the English favour.
Overnight: Shimla  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 4

Shimla - Delhi

Shimla - Delhi. Morning is at leisure and later drive to Kalka railway station to connect your train for Delhi. In Delhi you will be met & taken to the international airport in time to connect with your onwards fight

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Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the per person price.

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Shimla - 4 days
USD $735
USD $400

In Brief

Trip Type
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Breakfast: 3

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