Fagu-which is 23km away from Shimla (and 3km from Kufree) is a great place for doing nothing and morning walks among apple and potato fields. Fagu is ,situated on the Hindustan Tibet Road at a height of about 2500 mts. We drove through Chhotta Shimla,and other crowed parts on to the road to Wildflower Hall and Kufri, stopping on the way to enjoy the fantastic views. You go thro the Victory Tunnel to CHHOTA SHIMLA- part of Kannaur Shimla, through Sanjauli,,cross another tunnel, through wooded forest toward KUFRI which is about 19 km from Shimla ,thro KUFRI by-pass and Fagu is 3km from Kufri on the Hindustan -Tibet road.
The Rashtrapati Niwas, also known as Viceregal Lodge, is located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. It was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy of India. It houses some of the most ancient articles and photographs going back to the times of the British rule in India.The Viceregal Lodge was designed by British architect Henry Irwin and built in the Jacobethan style during the regime of Lord Dufferin. Its construction started in 1880 and was completed in 1888. Lord Dufferin occupied the lodge on 23 July 1888.The summer capital of British India was of little use to the President of India who visited it only for a few days in the year, if at all. Professor S.Radhakrishnan thought of putting it to academic use. The Rashtrapati Nivas Estate was transferred to the Ministry of Education to be handed over to the Indian Institute of Advanced Study.
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 20 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22.The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning "lake" in the local language.The highest point in the surrounding region, Kufri has a Himalayan wild life zoo which hosts rare antelopes, felines and birds including the Himalayan monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track.The region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal until the area was ceded to the British Raj as part of the Sugauli Treaty.
The Retreat Building is the official Retreat Residence of the President of India at Chharabra, Shimla, in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located 13 km away from downtown Shimla and is a thousand feet higher than the Shimla Ridge Top, which is part of the Himalayas.The Retreat Building was built in 1850 and it was a part of the Viceroy of India property.
Mashobra is known as mini Switzerland of Shimla. The passion behind opening a nature life home stay in remote location (Mashobra) was the love for nature. In past few years Shimla has become over crowded with buildings and hotels encroaching one upon another with little or no open space. Parks if any are few and distant. The travellers coming to Shimla for the first time have an image of hills covered with greenery, which now can only be seen in the surrounding areas. We wanted a place with lots of open space in the heart of nature.The experience in itself is priceless, for what we charge for the service provided, to make your stay comfortable in a remote and isolated place which is challenging in itself.
Naldehra is a very quaint and serene town in Himacal Pradesh. It is of course, known for its 9 hole golf course. It is the best place for you to visit if you think you can splurge a little. However, if you do not want to visit the place for Golf, then you can easily take a walk or hire a pony around te course. It is a lush green expanse and if you have kids going along wit you, they are going to love it.A high altitude Golf course near shimla, need membership for entry. But you can roam surroundings of Golf course. you can ride by pony or go up by walk. if you are traveling with your kids they can enjoy the pony ride.It boasts of the oldest 9 hole golf course in the country. The well groomed Golf Course is a lovely verdant, perhaps one of the finest and sporty in India.
Tattapani a popular sightseeing option near Shimla about 60 kms away. Tattapani is also the site for river rafting near Shimla. Tattapani is very popular for the hot springs which are located besides the icy cold water of Sutlaj. The Shiv Gufa (Shiva Caves) located at Saraur four kilometers from Tattapani is also a popular spot in Tattapani.
A skiing resort in winter, Narkanda is located at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet Road. It is about 65 km from Shimla and offers a panoramic view of the inner Himalayas. Apples and cherries abound in the nearby orchards of Kotgarh.
The former capital of the Maharajah of Patiala, Chail is built on 3 hills at a distance of 45 kilometres from Shimla. The old palace and polo grounds are worth visiting and the cricket pitch here is the highest in the world.
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