Vacation rentals in Shimla

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Popular amenities for Shimla vacation rentals

Stay near Shimla's top sights

Christ Church20 locals recommend
Shri Hanuman Temple Jakhoo16 locals recommend
Tara Devi Temple7 locals recommend
Kali Bari Temple6 locals recommend
Viceregal Lodge & Botanical Gardens22 locals recommend
Indian Institute of Advanced Study4 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Shimla

  • Total rentals

    1.1K properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    570 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    10 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    330 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    560 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    8.2K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Shimla?

    Shimla experiences a subtropical highland climate. Summers (April to June) are mild with temperatures around 70°F (21°C), while winters (November to February) are cool and can drop to 32°F (0°C), with occasional snowfall. Monsoon season between July and September brings heavy rainfall.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Shimla?

    Visitors to Shimla often enjoy exploring the Mall Road markets, riding the Kalka-Shimla railway, and visiting the Jakhu temple. During winters, ice skating and sledding are popular activities. The Ridge is a great spot for leisurely walks and experiencing local culture.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Shimla?

    The most popular time to visit Shimla is during the summer months of March to June, when the weather is pleasant. The Shimla Summer Festival, a major event in June, features music, dance, and local crafts. The winter months of December to February attract visitors with the prospect of snow.

  • What are the best places to stay in Shimla?

    Popular areas to stay in Shimla include Mall Road, known for its colonial architecture, shopping, and eateries, and the serene and scenic Chotta Shimla. The Ridge and Lakkar Bazaar areas are also frequently suggested due to their central location and vibrant atmosphere.

  • What are the best places to visit in Shimla?

    Places often visited in Shimla include the Viceregal Lodge, an architectural marvel, the Jakhu Temple, known for its giant Hanuman statue, and the Mall Road for shopping and food. Kufri and Chail, located nearby, are also popular spots for day trips.

  • What are some hiking trails in Shimla?

    Explore trails such as the Shimla to Kufri trail, the Shogi to Anandpur trail, or the Chadwick Falls trail. For a longer adventure, many visitors enjoy the Shimla to Kullu trek, which takes several days and allows hikers to immerse themselves in the serene landscapes of the region.

  • What are some family activities to do in Shimla?

    Families can enjoy rides on the historic Kalka-Shimla railway, visits to the Himalayan Nature Park, and ice-skating in the open-air rink during winters. The Ridge, a large open space in the heart of Shimla, is also a great spot for leisure walks and cultural performances.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Shimla?

    Day trips from Shimla could include a visit to the quaint town of Kufri, renowned for its nature park and hiking trails, or Chail, known for its cricket ground and wildlife sanctuary. Another option is Tattapani, famous for its hot sulfur springs and river rafting opportunities.

  • How much does it cost to stay in bungalow rentals in Shimla?

    Experience the best of Shimla with our bungalow rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there serviced apartment rentals with a dedicated workspace in Shimla?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 10 serviced apartment rentals in Shimla featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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