Mall road is the main street in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. Constructed during British colonial rule. The Mall has always been a place to be seen at, for local Shimla residents. It has offered great shopping sprees to visitors since the 1800's. The Gaiety theatre, the Town Hall, St. Michel's Cathedral and the General Post Office are good examples of colonial architecture on the mall.
Distance from the Hotel: 25 kilometres | Driving time: 45 minutes
The Viceregal Lodge
The building that houses the institute was originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, viceroy of India from 1884 to 1888 and was called viceroy lodge. It's grey stone masonry, tiled pitch roof, interiors with elaborately carved Burma teak and expansive gardens speak of the glory of a bygone era. This building also played an important part during the partition of India and presently it houses The Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies.
Distance from the Hotel: 24 kilometres | Driving time: 45 minutes
Tattapani / Shiv Goofa
Tattapani is located along the banks of the River Sutlej and is the finish point for the river-rafting organised by the various rafting companies. The hot sulphur springs of Tattapani are known for their therapeutic power. Follow the Sutlej up to Shiv Goofa, where 181 shivlings' have been formed by the flow of water through a cave on the river side.
Distance from the Hotel: 79 kilometres | Driving time: 3 hrs
This temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, is of great religious significance and also commands an excellent view of the town.
Distance from the Hotel: 18 kilometres | Driving time: 30 minutes
The former capital of the Maharajah of Patiala, Chail is built on three hills and is about 32 kilometres. from Deventure Shimla Hills. The cricket pitch here is the highest in the world. The old palace and the polo grounds are worth a visit. It is an attractive tourist spot and an ideal place for picnics.
Naldehra Golf Course
It is about 2 hrs drive from the hotel. Viceroy Lord Curzon was so enchanted by this spot that his daughter's middle name is Naldehra. He also created India's first nine-hole golf course at this site, and the perfect season is between April and October.
Situated on the Hindustan-Tibet Road, Narkanda offers a panoramic view of the inner Himalayas. Apples and cherries abound in the orchards near by at Kotgarh. Eight kilometres from Narkanda is the Hattu Peak, at a height of 3300 mts, which has several ski slopes - a beginner's run, a slalom slope and a sharper descent for the seasoned skier.
Distance: 90 kilometers Time: 3 hrs
Hop on to the "toy train" at Shimla and alight at Taradevi station. Enjoy the two-hour trek through the magnificent ceders up to Taradevi temple. The temple offers serene surroundings and a breathtaking view of low-lying hills in the distance. An all day outing that makes you marvel at nature.
Distance from the Hotel: 20 kilometres | Driving time: 30 minutes
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