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Shilon Bagh, Shimla
(Himachal Pradesh, India)

 

DISTANCES / LOCATION

  • New Delhi to Shilon Bagh : 380 kms
  • Shimla to Shilon Bagh : 24 kms
  • Kufri to Shilon Bagh : 8 kms
  • Kalka to Shilon Bagh : 110 kms
  • Chandigarh to Shilon Bagh : 130 kms
  • Chail to Shilon Bagh : 18 kms

GENERAL INFORMATION

Perched at a height of 7,200 feet, amidst lofty Himalayan peaks and picturesque orchards, and yet, just a few minutes from Shimla.

Shilon Bagh is a very small place. The best thing about Shilon Bagh is that its far away from the crowds and yet, not too far away. Shimla is really close by, so if you're starving for crowds, then you can go there for the day.

PLACES TO VISIT

Shimla : The Ridge, The Mall, Kali Bari Temple, Jakhoo Temple 2455 m, State Meuseum, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies 1983 m, Prospect Hill 2155 m, Summer Hill 1983 m, Chadwick Falls 1586 m, Sankat Mochan 1975 m, Tara Devi 1851 m etc.

Fagu 2450 m : On Hindustan-Tibet Road. It has enchanting views. Himachal Tourism runs the Hotel peach Blossom.

Narkanda 2708 m : On the Hindustan Tibet road, Narkanda offers spectacular views of snow ranges.

Kotgarh 1830 m : Motorable, bifurcation from Narkanda (18 Km) Land of apples and apricots.

Rampur 924 m : On the Hindustan Tibet Road. Once the capital of the Princely State of Bushahr, the town is situated on the banks of Satluj River, Big Commercial Centre and famous International Lavi fare which is held in November every year.

Sarahan 1950 m : On Hindustan Tibet Road from Jeori Sarahan is (17 Km) with spectacular view of Srikhand range. Sarahan has the majestic Bhimkali Temple.

Kharapathhar 2673 m: Motorable on Shimla-Rohru road. A famous religious shrine Giriganga is 7 Km on foot or by jeep.

Jubbal 1892 m : Headquarters of the erstwhile Princely State, Jubbal has a superbly maintained Palace which was designed by a French architect in the 1930 and is remarkable mix of European and indigenous styles.

Hatkoti (104 Km) 1400 m : Motorable on shimla-Rohru highway is famous for ancient temple of Mata Hateswari in the midst of paddy fields on the right bank of the Pabber River. HPTDC runs Hotel Pabber here.

Mashobra 2148 m : Motorable on Shimla-Naldehra road is surrounded by thick forests and offers ideal walks. Goddess Durga temple is worth seeing.

Craignano 2149 m : Motorable on Shimla-Naldhera road, Ideal picnic spot with lawns and garden.

Naldehra 2044 m : Motorable on Shimla Tattapani road. This is a nine hole golf course. It was designed by the British viceroy, Lord Curzon who was so enchanted by this place that he gave his daughter Alexandra, Naldehra as her second name.

Tattapani 680 m : Motorable on Shimla-Mandi Highway via Naldehra. Tattapani has hot water springs having sulpher contents, also Hindu temples and Shiv Goofa at Saraur (4 Km) are worth seeing places

Chindi 2010 m : Motorable on Shimla-Mandi highway via Tattapani - A beautiful place in Karsog Valley. Himachal tourism's tourist Resort is opening shortly. One can also visit famous - Mahunag Temple (18 Km), Mamleshwar mahadev Temple (13 Km), Kamaksha Devi temple (19 Km), Pangna Killa/temple (8 Km) and Shikari Devi Temple (18 Km).

Chail Santuary : Chail is a hill station visited by many tourists.The Deodar and Oak forests with grasslands around the township are the abode of wildlife. One can see Sambar, Goral and Cheer Pheasants at Blossom and Jhaja.Visitors are welcome to the Cheer pheasant breeding centre at both these places. Trekking from Chail to Gaura and Chail to Jhaja is common and rewarding as one is sure to see wildlife and beautiful snowy peaks.

Nature Pack Kufri : Kufri is a well known tourist resort near Shimla. A large number of tourists visiting Shimla also visit Kufri where a nature park has been established. In this park rare varieties of Hangal, Barking Deer, Musk Deer, Brown Bear, rare species of Monal and other pheasants are kept in social.

HOW TO REACH SHILON BAGH?

|| BY ROAD ||

Connected by all major cities near by Shilon bagh, Delhi - 380 kms, Chandigarh - 120 kms, Kalka - 100 kms and Shimla - 24 kms.

|| BY RAIL ||

Delhi - (Shatabdi 4 hrs) - Chandigarh - (By Car 03 hrs) - Shilonbagh and second option is Delhi - (Shatabdi / H. Queen 4 hrs) - Kalka - (By Car 3 1/2 hrs) - Shilon

|| BY AIR ||

Delhi - (Archna 0hr 20 mnts)- Shimla - (By Car 1 1/2 hrs) - Shilon

CLIMATE CONDITIONS

Shilon Bagh (Shimla) has :

Summer tempratures between : Max 8'C - 25'C
Winter tempratures between : Below 4'C - 10'C
Rainfall : 20 mm min
Clothing : Summer - Light to moderate wollen and Winter - Heavy wollen

 

 
 
 

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