With the weekend approaching in just a day, we are already planning for short trips. And all we crave during these holidays is spending some special time in calmness surrounded by very less people. If you are in Shimla, we have some amazing recommendations for you. Searching for a calm destination to spend the weekend in tranquility, look nowhere and pack your bags for these 5 hidden gems near Shimla.
Escape into the unexplored land of ‘Chail’ at a distance of about 55 km from Shimla. Chail is a magnificent offbeat hill station surrounded by the majestic Himalayas. This hill station of the Solan district is a very important destination as it is one of Himachal Pradesh’s Golden triangle. Explore Junga Fort, Chail Palace, Sidh Baba Ka Mandir, and Stoned Kumbh Shiv Temple during your holidays here.
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Nestled about 28 km from Shimla, ‘Koti’ is where you need to be to witness the magical sunrises and sunsets. It is a beautiful hill station and the ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. Surrounded by lush greenery, immerse in serenity in this quaint village in Himachal Pradesh.
Get ready to explore a stunning holiday destination only 30 minutes away from Shimla. The place is ‘Mashobra’ and it is about 11 km away from Shimla. This hill station has so many experiences to enjoy. You can unwind on the lap of nature amidst the dense greenery. Also, if you are an adventure enthusiast, go camping and quad biking. For nature lovers, Reserve Forest Sanctuary is the ultimate destination to explore.
“Naldehra’ is a secluded hill station just 25 km away from the ‘Queen of hills’. If travelling somewhere sans crowd is what you want for a holiday, Naldehra is the place you need to visit. Unwind, relax, and rejuvenate in this pretty destination surrounded by verdant forests and picturesque landscapes of the Himalayan Mountains.
Cover a distance of only 2 hours on road from Shimla and enter a dream destination for adventure enthusiasts. Enjoy the best experiences of this quaint town in Himachal Pradesh during the winter season. This place is known for skiing amidst the most alluring views of nature. In fact, the winter season comes with snowfall too. It is a blissful experience to be here.