Local areas in Shimla
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Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.

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Excursion To U – Pik Farm and Theog Palace
The farm, located 25km away from the Resort lets you pick your own food as well as taste the produce. Depending on the time of the year, guests can pluck Strawberries, harvest lilies or stake Tomatoes and be a farmer for a little while. Follow through the farm visit, visit to Theog Palace.
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Hatu Peak and Kotgarh Orchads
Hatu peak, located at an elevation of 3400 m / 12000 ft above sea level and is the highest summit in Shimla / Narkanda region of Himachal Pradesh. The peak is surrounded by dense forests of fir and spruce, with a smattering of maple, aspen and cedar trees. Hatu is located 40km from the Resort.
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The Temple Walk
This short walk starts from the resort and loops back through the pine forest below the resort. Enjoy the lovely views and visit a small temple. A naturalist will familiarise you with the local Flora and Fauna as you spot rare bird species along the way.
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Treks and Trails
Mountains are made for walking! We have a whole range of walks lined up for guest – from short easy strolls to day long treks – guest can choose the one that works best for them and their companions.
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