Shimla is known as a capital state of the Himachal. Shimla was discovered as a Hill station by the British. Shimla is a beautiful and the most visited Hill Station in India. People can visit Shimla at any season because it always has a pleasant weather except monsoon. Shimla records a huge amount of tourist visit throughout the year. If one visits Shimla in winters, then he can enjoy the adventure sports like Skiing and Ice Skating. You can admire the snow capped mountains and valleys and a walk through the Oak and the pine trees. One will admire the midst and splendid natural beauty of Shimla and will love to visit again and again.
By Air: Shimla is well connected by air to Delhi, Chandigarh, Kangra and Kullu. The airport is at Jubbarhati, which is 23 km from Shimla
By Train: It is linked by line to Kalka, which is connected to Delhi, Kolkata and Amritsar.
By Road: Shimla is well connected by road to towns within the state and to major cities like Punjab and Haryana. It is also linked by bus to Delhi and Chandigarh
During Winter November- March
Distance from Shimla to nearby cities/places:
Shimla to Chandigarh – 55 km
Shimla to Yamunanagar – 112 km
Shimla to Patiala – 113 km
Shimla to Dehradun – 120 km
Shimla to Ludhiana – 128 km
Shimla to Saharanpur – 131 km
Shimla to Jalandhar – 154 km
Shimla to Karnal – 159 km
Shimla to Panipat – 192 km