Best Shimla Travel Videos
Shimla, beautifully nestled in the hues of Himachal Himalayas, is one of the popular hill stations in India. It offers an eye catching view of the Himalayan range that fetches tourists from distant parts of the world. This mighty hill station was once the summer capital of the British and hence most of its alleys dilate the colonial era. Today Shimla acts as a bewitching honeymoon destination in India as well as a reposeful stopover to number of trekkers and adventurers. Nonetheless Shimla is also a weekend destination for people from nearby cities like New Delhi and Chandigarh.
Shimla welcomes tourists all throughout the year. The mild climate dwelling the hills of Shimla offers a rejuvenation of one’s lifetime. Though the temperature sometimes drops to the freezing point during the winter, yet many demented travellers reach its height to capture the crystal hue. The luck favoured to some travellers early in the year 2013 when the lush green ridges were covered with a thick layer of snow. Shimla experienced snowfall after 8 long years, which was one of the captivating sights for number of tourists. Let’s take a look of the snowfall in Shimla from one of the Shimla travel videos as shot by Siddhyoga Jheel.
Snowfall in Shimla, 2013
The Mall Road in Shimla is one of the most happening places to visit in Shimla. It arrays the colours of the Tibetan culture and also dilates the hues of the Himachal culture. Arraying with traditional garments, artificial jewelleries and handicrafts, the Mall Road in Shimla is truly a Shoppers’ paradise. Let’s have a stroll on the Mall Road, Shimla, from the below video as captured by Himachal Watcher.
The Mall Road, Shimla
The Hotel Combermere, which is one of the hotels on the Mall Road, Shimla, offers 4 star amenities that is crafted with 41 well-appointed rooms those are categorized as Luxury Room and Combermere Luxury. All the rooms are provided with ultra modern conveniences. The exotic interiors of the rooms create a majestic ambience and reflect a royal style of living. Let’s take a short tour on Hotel Combermere from this below Shimla travel video.
The Ridge in Shimla is another most major attraction for tourists. It is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla that runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal Point on the west side. Let’s take a walk on the Ridge in Shimla from the lens of Jyothy Kumar.
The Ridge, Shimla
Close to the Ridge, the Scandal Point is another major tourist spot in Shimla. This spot reveals the history of a flirtatious king of Patiala who had a crush over the daughter of the Viceroy of India. One day while she was taking a stroll in this place, the King of Patiala kidnapped her. From then onwards the place came to be known as the Scandal Point of Shimla. Well… one sided love stories either ends up with suicide notes or frame up such SCANDALS. So be it… and have a glimpse of the Scandal Point from one of the Shimla travel videos as shot by Wild Films India.
The Viceroy Lodge, presently Indian Institute of Advanced Study, is a heritage building in Shimla that dates back to the year 1884. Once a home for Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India from 1884–1888, today it is a prestigious research institute based in Shimla. Let’s grab a glimpse of the Viceroy Lodge from the lens of David Errington, who is an international traveller.
The Viceroy Lodge
Close to the Viceroy Lodge, the Christ Church, which is one of the oldest churches in North India, is another prominent tourist attraction in Shimla. Built in the neo-Gothic style in 1857, the Chirst Church stands out as one of the prominent landmarks of Shimla. Here is an amazing shot of the Christ Church, Shimla.
The Christ Church, Shimla
Amid the colonial era, Shimla also represents the divine colours of the Hindu religion. One such prominent example is the Jakhoo temple that is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is tucked atop the highest point in Shimla. One can even capture the panoramic view of the Himalayan Range from this point. Let’s take a look of the Jakhoo Temple and its natural ambiance.
Approximately 45kms up from Shimla, the Chail Wildlife Sanctuary is must place to visit in and around Shimla. The sanctuary is perched at an altitude of 2180 mts and its vicinity comprises of pine trees, shrubs, oak trees and grasslands. It houses some of the rare species of animals like the rhesus macaque, Indian muntjac, leopard, crested porcupine, panthers, wild boar, goral, European red deer, Himalayan black bear, sambar, common langur and black-napped hare. The Toshali Royal View Hotel, which is located on the Chail-Kufri road, is one of the best hotels around the Chail Wildlife Sancturay. It offers an ablsolute tranquil ambiance and is ideal retreat for the honeymooners and leisure travellers. Let’s have a look of the Toshali Royal View Hotel from our Shimla travel video below.
The Toshali Royal View Hotel
Skiing in Kufri is one of the thrilling activities around Shimla. Kufri is approximately 15 kms up from Shimla and is perched at a height of 2290 mts. The best time to visit Kufri is during the winters when it is bedded with a thick layer of snow.
Skiing in Kufri By
Best SeasonSep - June