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Mountain Majesty - A Serene Drive from Manali to Shimla

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Frequently used route

Manali - Kullu - Mandi - Bilaspur - Solan - Shimla

343.1 km

7 hr 16 mins


Enchanting Pit Stops

15th-century castle with ethnic architecture

Naggar Castle

A tranquil lake area, perfect for relaxation

Gobind Sagar Lake

Stunning views after a short trek

Pandoh Dam

Famous for Prashar Lake and Rewalsar Lake


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Ideal for sampling Himachali cuisine

HPTDC Restaurant, Mandi

Enjoy meals with a scenic backdrop

Lake View Restaurant, Bilaspur

Best for traditional North Indian dishes

Sharma Vaishno Dhaba, Solan

Grab a Bite


Shimla's embrace, a Himalayan queen, weaves magic in alpine green. Colonial echoes amidst forest serene, a tapestry of nature and history keen.

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Huge Hanuman Temple overlooking all of Shimla

Jakhoo Temple

Home to many exotic and migratory birds

Himalayan Bird Park

Famous for woolen clothing and handicrafts

Mall Road

Second oldest church in all of North India

Christ Church

Enjoy a day of mini golf and visit Army Museum


Places to visit in and around Shimla

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Sita Ram and Sons - Legendary spot for authentic Shimla street food. Café Shimla Times - Cafe with scenic views and an eclectic menu. Cecil Restaurant, Mall Road - Elegant dining with colonial charm and gourmet cuisine.

Places to eat in Shimla

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Chadwick Falls

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A serene escape amidst nature, with a stunning waterfall set in a forest setting

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The irresistible flavors of


A melting pot of various Indian and international cuisines, Shimla brings you a wide array of delectable delicacies to the table, literally! From simple roadside shacks, and legendary cafes to fine dining the ‘queen of hills’ has something for every food lover.

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