Shimla, located in the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh, is the favourite winter destination in the country as it receives plenty of snowfalls in winters. Tourists flock to Shimla from December to February to indulge in activities such as ice-skating, skiing and ice hockey. If you too wish to enjoy snowfall and play ice sports, then a visit to Shimla with family or friends can be simply amazing. You can book from many Shimla tour packages that are on offer by various travel agencies and travel websites to come here and have a gala time.
The ice skating carnival, which is held every year in winters is a huge hit among tourists and local alike. This carnival is organised by the Ice-skating Club of Shimla that sees children to adults indulging in ice-skating and skiing, besides, playing ice hockey. Apart from these, fancy dress competitions and other amusement activities are held for children to enjoy. This colourful and vibrant carnival is a grand celebration that creates a joyous atmosphere in the city of Shimla.
How to reach Shimla
Shimla can be reached using rail, road or air transportation with ease. It has its own airport known as Jabarhatti, which is about 23 km from here. The nearest railway station to this place is in Kalka, where you can board the toy train. You can also opt to travel here using bus services that operate from neighbouring cities such as New Delhi and Chandigarh.
You can book online to get some great deals on Shimla tour packages, which will include accommodation, food and travel services; however, before selecting any of the packages, you may choose to speak with concerned persons to get more information. Besides the Simla package tour, you can check-out other holiday packages in India deals to plan your next holiday trip.