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Visit Summer Hill

Summer Hill is located at a distance of 5.1 km from The Ridge. Situated on the Shimla-Kalka Railway line, it lies at an elevation of 2,123 metre above sea level. The rich ...

Summer Hill is located at a distance of 5.1 km from The Ridge. Situated on the Shimla-Kalka Railway line, it lies at an elevation of 2,123 metre above sea level. The rich vegetation and cool surroundings of this forest-covered hill attract a number of tourists every year. Different varieties of flora like oaks, cedar, pines and rhododendrons are found here.
The famous building Manorville Mansion where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during his Shimla visits is located on this hill. It is also the location of the Himachal Pradesh University, an important educational centre for higher studies. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful view of green forests and distant snow-clad Himalayas.
One can reach there by train via the Shimla Kalka Railway, which has Summer Hill as one of the stops. Guest houses and hotels are located nearby and many local people provide in-house accommodations for tourists.

Timing

Sunrise and Sunset

PREFFERED BY

Nature Lovers ,Photo Fanatics, Wanderers

TIME SPENT

1 to 2 hours

ENTRY FEE

Free Entry

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Hill Station
  • Altitude

    2205 m
  • STD Code

    0177
  • Best Season

    Sep - June
  • State/Code

    /171001
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi