Shimla Itineary: Travel & Tourism

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Day 1: Most Popular Attractions
1. Christ Church: Visit the neo-gothic style Christ Church, surrounded by scenic beauty.
2. Viceregal Lodge: Explore this historical building, which was once the summer residence of the British Viceroy. The architecture and views are captivating.
3. The Ridge: Spend time at this famous cultural center, known for its vibrant atmosphere 
4. Lunch: Try local Himachali cuisine at 45 The Central or Goofa Ashiana Restaurant. 
*Lunch at Fauji Gaiety Theatre*
5. Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo: Visit the ancient Jakhu Temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple is perched on a hill and offers panoramic views of Shimla. *Learnt there is a new escalator there*
6. Christ Church: If you missed it earlier, return to Christ Church in the evening to witness its illuminated beauty.
Day 2: North Side of Town
1. Kufri: Take a day trip to Kufri, a picturesque hill station near Shimla. Enjoy horse riding, visit the Himalayan Nature Park, and soak in the serene surroundings.
2. Green Valley: Explore the lush Green Valley, known for its breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and forests.
3. Lunch: Savor local delicacies at a roadside eatery.
4. Jakhu Temple: If you didn't visit on Day 1, make your way to Jakhu Temple again.
5. Evening Stroll: Enjoy a leisurely walk along The Mall Road, Shimla's popular shopping and dining street.
Day 3: Off the Beaten Path
1. Chail: Drive to Chail (about 45 km from Shimla). Visit the Chail Palace, explore the cricket ground, and take in the serene ambiance.
2. Kali Bari Temple: Return to Shimla and visit the Kali Bari Temple, a significant cultural site
3. Scandal Point: Discover the intriguing history behind Scandal Point, a central meeting place with a fascinating story.
4. Lunch: Try local Himachali cuisine at a traditional dhaba.
5. Exploration: Wander through the lesser-known streets of Shimla, discovering hidden gems.
Day 4: Proximity Is Everything
1. Annandale: Visit Annandale, a picturesque meadow with a golf course and beautiful views.
2. Tara Devi Temple: Trek to Tara Devi Temple for spiritual solace and panoramic vistas.
3. Lunch: Enjoy a picnic at Annandale or Tara Devi.
4. Shopping: Explore local markets for handicrafts, woolens, and souvenirs.

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