SIGHT SEEING IN AND AROUND SHIMLA

Jhaku Temple

Best seen in the soft morning sunlight. This temple is on an incline. It takes about 45 minutes of walking from Scandal Point to get here. Dedicated to the monkey God Hanuman, there are a few real monkeys too many out here, but leave them alone and don't eat food around them, and you will be able to enjoy a spectacular view of the snow-bound mountains. The temple is believed to have the foot prints of Hanuman, and is located at a height of 2455 m and is the highest point of Simla Ridge.

Kufri Zoo

The Kufri Zoo at Kufri is a showcase of the wildlife found in the Himalayas. The Himalayan brown bear, The sloth bear, the panther are all there for the visitor to see. A rare snow leopard is also there, though it is to be shifted to the Darjeeling zoo shortly.

 

Naldera

This magnificently beautiful spot also houses the highest Golf course in the world. A picnic spot for locals.

Fagu

A scenic point en route to Narkanda

Narkanda

The famous ski slopes . It comes alive during the winters and all ski lovers head here. Though during the summers the snow melts early. It is 65 Kms from Simla.

The Mall

Shimla's most sought after place, The Mall Road, runs along the top of the ridge and is one destination each traveler and visitor longs to visit. This is the centre of Shimla's social life. At one end of the Mall road is the "Scandal Point", so named because of a number of romantic rendezvous arranged here. Below this pulsating with life is the Lower Bazaar. On the Ridge of the Mall road you can get majestic views of the Himalayas. Also situated on the Mall is the historic Church, a splendid sight indeed.

Kali Bari Temple

This 150 years old temple houses the deity of Shyamala Devi, from whom Shimla has derived its name. A visit to the temple is a must for all visitors to Shimla
 
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