Shimla 2 Days Heritage Tour including ride on Kalka-Shimla toy train

Tour Number

Activity Level

382154


Categories

First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hindi (fluent)

Walk through Shimla Heritage Sites and enjoy a trip on board of the Mountain Railways Toy Train!


This guided walking tour brings you close to various architectural sites of British era, with interesting stories about the religion, caste system marriage system. You will taste traditional food/ snacks during your tour through the local market of Shimla.
On day 02 you will ride on the famous Mountain railways of India from Shimla to Solan, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Kalka-Shimla Toy railway line, 96. 54 km (59. 99 miles) was opened for trains on November 9, 1903, added to Simla's accessibility and popularity. The railway route from Kalka to Simla, with more than 806 bridges and 103 tunnels was touted as an engineering feat and came to be known as the "British Jewel of the Orient".

Itinerary

Day 01-: Heritage Walk Of Shimla-: We will drive you to Vice Regal Lodge from where we start our walk through the town's Architectural Heritage Zone that brings you close to various architectural sites of British era. Lunch would be in a local restaurant and later we walk through the local markets of Shimla including the fruit and vegetable markets along with the spice market of shimla to catch up the glimpse of local culture. Overnight stay in a local home stay.

Day 02 -: Today I will assist you and take you to ride the UNESCO Heritage Kalka Shimla Mountain railways of India from Shimla to Kandhaghat. The route offers a panoramic feast of the picturesque country sides and the foothills of Himalayas . The scenery along the whole route is one of most magnificent character of your journey. Drive back to Shimla town after the train ride, visit a Hindu temple and drop at Shimla bus station or for your onward journey back.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting location: The meeting location can be your hotel in Shimla town / bus station in Shimla.

End location: End location: End location of the tour would be the drooping you at Bus station / your hotel.

Duration: 2 days

Best Time: Mid February To Mid December.
My all tours provide flexibility to the clients and could be customized as per the interest and time availability of the clients

Transportation

Air-conditioned Toyota Innova (or similar).
Walking tour in Shimla.
Train journey on the Kalka-Shimla toy train.

What’s Included

** Accommodation on twin Sharing for 01 Night's in Home stay in Shimla.
** 01 Choffer driven Air-conditioned Toyota Innova/ similar car for all transportation on the entire tour as per the itinerary.
** Meals Including Breakfast + Lunch + dinner during the tour.
** 01 lesson of Indian Cooking classes during the home stay and Heena design on the palms of our female travellers.
** All kind of entrance tickets to visit monuments, temples, monasteries.
** Train tickets to ride the UNESCO world heritage Mountain railways of India from Shimla to Kandaghat.
** All kind of taxes including GST.
** 01 mineral water per pax per day.
** My services as a tour manager, escort and a guide during the entire tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 INR - some small expenses.

What’s Extra

This tour is quoted for a group of 4 people. If you are traveling in a larger group, please send your inquiry to me and I will send you a quote accordingly. Our all tours could be tailor made and customized as per your interest and available time.

Restrictions

There are no Restrictions , i am Registered Tour Guide and have a valid license By the Tourism department, Government of Himachal Pradesh - India and can guide you freely across my state and North India.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Vishal D.

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