Himalayan Historical Guided Day Tour in Shimla
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Himalayan Historical Guided Day Tour in Shimla

Himalayan Historical Guided Day Tour in Shimla

3 h
With guide
About this activity
Meet your tour guide at Christ Church (near Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazaarl) to start your walk through the town. Shimla acts as a hub for India's tourism sector. It is also home to a number of colleges and research institutions as well as multiple temples and palaces. The city's buildings are styled in the Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architectures dating from the colonial era.
The heritage walk starts from the Christ Church,which is located at the western shoulder of Jakhu Hill and east towards the Viceregal Lodge. Shimla has a number of places to visit. Local hangouts like The Mall and The Ridge are in the heart of the city. Most of the heritage buildings in the city are preserved in their original 'Tudorbethan' architecture. The former Viceregal Lodge, which now houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and Wildflower Hall, now a luxury hotel, are some of the famous ones. 
During the walk your guide will take you through a number of old buildings such as Gaiety theatre, General Post Office, Imperial Bank, Railway Board Building, Gorton Castle, Knockdrin, Kennedy Cottage, Cecil Hotel,and Viceregal Lodge and you will find every building has a different style of architecture with many stories of the past. Your guide will narrate various facts and history about the old buildings as you enjoy the nature walk.
The last point of your heritage walk is the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. After learning about Shimla history your tour ends and you can take local transportation by own expense) to your hotel or you can walk back to Christ Church, whichever you prefer.
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Included
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • All activities
  • One way walk tour from Christ church to Indian Institute of Advance study
  • Entry/Admission - Indian Institute of Advanced Study
  • Entry/Admission - Lakkar Bazaar
Not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is not included
  • Gratuities
  • No Transport cost is included from Indian Institute of Advance study to Hotel or Christ church.You have to arrange by own
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
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Tourism
95% Cultural
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