Discover the history and heritage of Shimla during this half-day walking tour. Meet your guide at Christ Church and begin the walk through this city in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. See local landmarks including Betink’s Castle, Imperial Bank, and the Railway Board Building. Finish the tour with a stop at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study.
Meeting Point :Christ Church, Shimla, Ridge To US Club, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India Shimla,
Departure Point :Advance Study Centre, Bus Stop, Chaura Maidan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005, India
Meet your Guide at Christ church (Entry Gate) at mall road.Later on proceed toward Shimla heritage walk.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
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