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SHIMLA SUMMER CAPITAL OF BRITISH INDIA

Delhi Shimla Kufri Delhi
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Duration

3N4D

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Start and end in New Delhi! With the In-depth Cultural tour Shimla – Summer Capital of British India, you have a 4 days tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. Shimla – Summer Capital of British India includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the former summer capital of the British in India at its best with an ecstatic 3 nights 4 days Shimla tour package. Enabling a traveler to relish the lush green hills with snow-capped peaks, one can witness the amalgamation of the Himachali and British traditions, capture a glimpse of the British architecture, and savor the taste of authentic Himachali food with a Shimla sightseeing package.

Itinerary

DAY 01 DELHI TO KALKA (BY SHTABDI TRAIN) – KALKA TO SHIMLA (BY TOY TRAIN)

You will be picked up by Yolo India Tours Representative from your New Delhi Hotel (Hotel Book by Guest) early in the morning and transported to the New Delhi Railway station for a thrilling air-conditioned, high-speed train ride to Kalka. You are guaranteed an experience of a lifetime. Imagine that the train is a town on wheels with everything possible traveling in it and you will get the picture. It will take 4 hours and you will be treated to breakfast along the way.

Train Name and Number: 12011 / Kalka Shtbdi

Departure Time from Delhi: 07:40 Hrs from New Delhi Railway Station

Arrival Time at Kalka: 11:45 Hrs at Kalka Railway Station

Class: Air Condition Chair Car CC

After you have arrived at Kalka train station around 11:45 Am, board your toy train to Shimla.

Train Name and Number: 52455 / Himalayan Queen

Departure Time from Kalka: 12:10 Hrs from Kalka Station

Arrival Time: 17:30 Hrs at Shimla Railway Station

Class: Air Condition Chair Car CC

Upon arrival at Shimla train station, the Yolo India Tours representative will take you to your accommodation. The rest of the day will be at your leisure.

SHIMLA: former summer capital of British India and now the capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snow-capped Shivalik mountain ranges offering some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak, and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport, and entertainment activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 02 SHIMLA HERITAGE WALK WITH PERSONAL GUIDE

The best way to explore this lovely hill town is on foot. Walkthrough the Lanes & Trails of this British Himalayan Town and know about the stories of the bygone era. The British built this town and left legacies. If you can manage to have an Ariel view of Shimla you will notice that the town is a museum of architecture. Victorian, post-Victorian, Gothic, Georgian, Tudor, MocTudor, Bavarian, Neo, Lyutens, and modern examples are there in one place.

The entire length of this walk comes under Shimla’s Heritage Zone. Christ Church is the most prominent landmark of Shimla and from here the walk extends West towards the Viceregal Lodge.

Highlights of the Walk: The most imposing and attractive structures include castles, temples,

Heritage Hotels, banks, and government offices are the highlights of this walk. They are some of the best examples of British Architecture of the era and reveal the history and various interesting stories of the glorious past. They will compel you to glance at them from every angle. A brief description of some of them is given here.

DAY 03 FREE DAY IN SHIMLA

The day is free to walk around mall road and enjoy the scenic beauty of Shimla. Overnight stay in Shimla.

DAY 04 SHIMLA TO KALKA (3-4 HRS DRIVE)- KALKA TO DELHI BY TRAIN

After a Healthy breakfast free to relax at the hotel till 12:00 Noon. Check out from the hotel and drive to Kalka Railway Station. Say Goodbye to Shimla and Driver and board the Shatabdi train for Delhi.

Train Name and Number: 12012 / Kalka Shtbdi
Departure Time from Kalka: 17:45 Hrs from Kalka Station

Arrival in Delhi: 21:55 Hrs at New Delhi Railway Station

Class: Air Condition Chair Car CC

On arrival at New Delhi Railway Station Meet and Greet by Yolo India Tours Representative and transfer to Hotel (Booked by Guest) or Departure to New Delhi International Airport.

Tour Ends with Sweet Memories.

Tour's Location

Included/Excluded

  • 3 nights' accommodation in 3-star hotels at Shimla.
  • Services of an English-speaking government-licensed local guide during the Heritage walk.
  • Daily breakfast at hotels starts from Day 02.
  • Breakfast at Train from Delhi to Kalka.
  • Dinner at Train from Kalka to Delhi.
  • 4 days travel from Delhi to Delhi.
  • Round trip, sightseeing, and all excursions as mentioned in the tour program.
  • 01 Day Heritage walk of Shimla with an English-speaking government-licensed local guide.
  • Air Condition chair car seats from Delhi to Kalka Shatabdi Train.
  • Air Condition chair car seats from Kalka to Shimla Toy Train.
  • Air Condition chair car seats from Kalka to Delhi Shatabdi Train.
  • 1 bottle of Mineral water per person per day.
  • All applicable taxes and fees, parking, tolls, and interstate taxes.
  • Air-condition car with licensed experienced driver during your entire travel
  • International and Domestic flights are not included.
  • Insurance is not included.
  • International and Domestic flights if Any.
  • Travel insurance and visa fees.
  • The expense of personal nature like laundry, telephone, alcoholic beverages, medical expenses, etc.
  • Main meals are not mentioned. We will take you to the restaurant. You may dine as you wish.
  • Monument entrance and camera fees.
  • Tipping to the driver and local guides.
  • Expenses occurred due to natural calamities like heavy snowfall etc.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out. The General Check-in time is 12:00 Noon.

FAQs

Which is the best season to visit Shimla ?
The best time to visit Shimla is from March to June when the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
When can we see snow in Shimla ?
The best time to enjoy and witness snowfall in Shimla is during the winters from mid-December to January.
What type of hotel are we staying at?
All hotels included in this package are 3-star hotels.
Is there a supplement cost for solo travelers?
Please note that the original price per person excludes the single Traveller supplement cost. The supplement cost will be extra for solo travelers.
What type of Car is used for this tour?
If 1-2 Persons travel we provide Maruti Dezire or Toyota Etios Car.
If 2-4 Persons traveling we provide Toyota Innova Car
If 5-10 Persons travel we provide a Force Tempo Traveler Van.
If above 10 so we provide you with a large Coach.
All vehicles are air-conditioned with a polite and professional drivers.
Does this tour include entrance fees to the different sites?
Please note that this tour doesn't include any entrance fees.

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  • SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (SOLO PERSON TRAVELING)($29.040,00)

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