A walk through the lovey villages of Mashobra, Mulkoti with interaction with local families en-route
This walk is easy and pleasant and is recommended for those people who have interest to see the countrysides along with the village houses and meeting the local people from closer. Even a cup of tea can be arranged with a local family in the village which provides you the chance to interact with the locals. This walk starts from Mashobra 15 kms, from Shimla on the Shimla Tatapani road. Sipur is an old fairground 2 kms below Mashobra. It is situated in the middle of Cedarwood trees. You visit the local villages, a traditional Hindu temple, potato fields, apple orchards with the views of the Himalayas during the country sidewalks in the suburbs of the Historical town of Shimla.
09:00 A. M. We will drive you with a Chuffer driven Toyota Innova Jeep ( 45 minutes / 15 kms) to reach the village of Mashobra. We start our hike which passes through the forest of Cedar, pine, oak and Rodadendrum trees. We meet some local villagers, cross some potato fields, apple orchards a couple of village houses and a school before reaching MulKoti village. This is the place from where the local hill rulers used to rule at one time, but now the old fort is in ruins. The views from the ruins of the old fort of MulKoti are beautiful and one can see an entire valley with small village houses below and Shali Peak in front. From MulKoti village one has to climb uphill to reach Kanda village where the walk finishes and we will drive you back to the Hotel In Shimla. You will have your packed lunch in the forest near the Mulkoti village and can also have local tea with some villagers in Mashobra. Drive back from Kanda to Shimla.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
A Day Hike tour, time depends on the walk and specially time consumed during the interaction with the locals-lunch break and having tea break with the locals. regular walk is easy walking 3-4 hrs.
Toyota Innova Jeep for the ride from your hotel.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 INR - some donations for school children, helping the local community, small gifts for the childen/people we meet during the tour.
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.