Places for a Family Outing in Shimla

Here's a list of Places for a Family Outing in Shimla recommended by our experts:

From taking a dip in the beautiful lakes and natural springs at Chadwick Falls, going on a rejuvenating stroll among plantations verdant with pine, rhododendron and deodar, to dinners with the best views of snow-clad Himalayas and plenty of promise for adventure, Shimla has so much to offer. Located at about 2400 metres above sea level in the south west range of the Himalayas, Shimla is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. With beautiful views of the deep and wooded forests and all its natural beauty splendour, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh was once a favourite summer retreat for the British. Incredibly famous for its unparalleled natural beauty and scenic terrains, Shimla is also home to many exquisite architectural marvels built during the time of British rule. The palaces and places of worship such as temples and churches are a testimony to the rich culture of the place and heritage of India. Jakhoo is the highest peak of Shimla at 2455 m above sea level, and it has the most magnificent views of Shimla. Jakhoo Hill is a must-visit picnic spot on your trip to Shimla. Escape to picturesque Summer Hill with the family and admire the lush greenery that carpets this township. Famous for its trekking and hiking trails, the tiny hill station of Kufri at the foothills of the Himalayas is a wonderful place to head to. The Mall and the Ridge Road in Shimla is where tourists take leisurely strolls and go on a shopping spree. Here is a definitive list of the coolest places for a family outing in Shimla:

Summer Hill

Summer Hill

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Summer Hill is suburb in Shimla, the state capital of Himachal Pradesh at a height of 2,123 meters. It is situated on a hill, 5 km west to the Shimla Ridge, and...

Jakhoo Hill

Jakhoo Hill

Mountain in Shimla
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The most attractive aspect about this temple is the 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman that adds to the sacred environment of the temple. Legend has it that ...

Shimla Glen

Shimla Glen

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Glen is a popular picnic spot around 4 km from Shimla. The place is surrounded by pine and deodar trees, with greenery and rolling slopes making it an enjoyable...

Himalayan Nature Park

Himalayan Nature Park

Zoo in Shimla
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Kufri Zoo hosts rare Antelopes, Felines and Birds including Himalayan Monal , the state bird of Himachal Pradesh.

The Ridge And Mall Road

The Ridge And Mall Road

Place to Visit in Shimla
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The Ridge and Mall Road are packed with restaurants and shops. The Mall road is located a level below the ridge.The Ridge road is a large open space, located in...

Rashtrapati Niwas

Rashtrapati Niwas

Place to Visit in Shimla
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The Viceregal Lodge, also known as Rashtrapati Niwas is located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. It was formerly the residence of the ...

Kufri

Kufri

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Kufri is also a heaven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers as the Himalayan Nature Park is situated on the outskirts of the town. It is especially ...

Chadwick Falls

Chadwick Falls

Waterfall in Shimla
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Chadwick fall is surrounded by beautiful thick green forest from all its site.Being here makes a feeling as if you are in the lap of nature.The standing woods ...

Pinjore Garden

Pinjore Garden

Place to Visit in Shimla
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Pinjore Garden is also known as Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore Gardens was established in the 17th century by architect Nawab Fidai Khan during the reign of ...

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Shimla Ice Skating Club

Shimla Ice Skating Club

Activity Place in Shimla
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Ice skating is possible in Shimla from November to March, though Kufri and Chail on the outskirts of town offer better options. Ice skating is popular in the ...