Honeymoon in Shimla
Honeymoon in Shimla – If you are wondering where to go on your honeymoon, then we suggest that Shimla could be the perfect honeymoon destination. It’s a unique destination in the sense that it combines the beauty of the high Himalaya, the vibrancy of a city and the sleepy charms of a hill station. Add to it, the lovely deodar forests and mountains views. Shimla’s unique character owes much to its position as the summer capital of the British Raj. The British influence is very much evident in the beautiful architecture of some of the buildings of the bygone era.
The Mall is the nerve centre of Shimla. It is one of the longest stretches of open-air pedestrian walkways in the world. The walkable Mall stretch extends from The Ridge to the Viceregal Lodge and has a length of about 3 km. It’s a perfect destination for honeymooners where they can stroll leisurely with hands in hands and soak in the sights of nature. The entire stretch of The Mall is lined with shops and eateries and you can grab a quick bite, buy a souvenir, or get your sketch made by the numerous artists that dot the pathway.
The best way to explore Shimla is through its walking trails that pass amidst enchanting deodars and oak woods. These trails are away from the hustle-bustle of crowd and give you the solitude that you desire on honeymoon. Some of scenic walking trails that you can give a try are: The Sanjauli-Jakhoo Hill Ridge walk, Ridge-St Bede’s walk, and The Vidhan Sabha-Annandale walk. You can’t come to Shimla and go without experiencing the ride of the world-famous Shimla Toy train. The toy train runs from Kalka to Shimla. If your travel plans don’t permit you to cover the entire stretch, you can have a short run from Shimla to Shoghi and come back. The travel time on one side is around one hour.
There are lots of other popular destination around Shimla, which you can visit using Shimla as the base. Some of these are Kufri, Naldehra, Chail and Mashobra. Located at 20 km from Shimla, Kufri is a popular destination for adventure lovers. You can try your hands at skiing, trekking, tobogganing, camping, and rock climbing. If you are not adventure types you can go on peaceful walks, horse rides and enjoy sylvan views amidst magnificent surroundings. Naldehra is famous for its 18-hole golf course. It’s probably the highest golf course in the world. Apart from teeing off, you can go on long walks through pine-lined roads or stay in old-English style cottages. Established by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala, Chail is a salubrious town, ideal for picnics and hikes. Chail Palace, the erstwhile palace of the Maharaja, is the main attraction of this place. Mashobra was the settlement of British officials and is known for its pretty bungalows. You can enjoy long walks in the surrounding forests or go for long drives. Mashobra is also known for Wildflower Hall. The hotel is considered to be one of the most romantic places in the world.
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