If you love Himachal, Shimla cannot be left unvisited! It is a capital city of Himachal Pradesh in the ft. Himalayan foothills, situated at a height of 7238 above sea level.
It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.
Apart from Lakkar bazaar, there are many more reasons that attracts tourist towards this destination are some of the famous Hindu shrines such as Jakhu Temple on Jakhu Hill and Kali Bari Temple near mall road dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
Best time to visit Shimla:
The peak travel period is during the warm months of May–Jun, before the torrential monsoon rains of Jul–Aug. The winter (Dec–Feb), with cold weather, snow and ice skating, is also a popular time to visit. Key events include the Shimla Summer Festival (May/Jun, dates vary), with regional folkloric music and dancing. Diwali (Oct/Nov, dates may vary), the Hindu festival of light, is a time of firecrackers and fireworks.