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The largest city of Himachal Pradesh is Shimla. This is one of the most popular hill stations all around the nation. In British India, Shimla acted as the “summer capital”. Still today, this place is visited frequently by tourists and visitors who want to taste the richness of colonial heritage. Along with numerous tourist sites, Shimla has also known for the adventure and things that you can try here. Shimla Trekking is one of the best thing and most chosen activities of the tourist who visits this place.

The mesmerizing beauty, the architecture, and the British influence make this place ideal for your visit. 

The best time for you to visit this page is during the first few weeks of March. You will be walking in the fresh snow. TourTravelWorld provides you with the best Shimla tour packages which you can choose from and enjoy your holidays in this beautiful city of Himachal. There are plenty of tour operators in Shimla who are always there to help and guide you. You can arrange your trek and camp with their help.

If you love adventure, visit this place and choose to go trekking. 

Karol Tibba Trek

Among all the treks near Shimla, Karol Tibba is generally not mentioned much in the list of the hikes in Shimla. Surrounded by the breath-taking view and the luscious green forests is what makes this place amazing. You will also get to see a temple of Karol Tibba which makes for a perfect say long adventure for the enthusiasts of trekking. The temple of Karol Tibba is suited in the Shivalik range of the Himalayas. In Solan District, this is the tallest peak. The travelers and adventurous people, who have limited time, Karol Tibba is the best place for trekking.
You have to start the trekking from the small town known as the Chambaghat which is in the Solan District of Himachal Pradesh. When you start from Shimla, you can take the road to reach Chambaghat. It takes around one hour to reach there. The hike is around six kilometers which also includes the distance needed to reach the Pandava cave. There is a temple which is dedicated to the Goddess Kali and it provides you with mesmerizing views of this city, Shimla.

The Shali Tibba Trek

Shali Tibba Peak looms over the Mashobra Bridge. Though this peak is not as tall as the Shivalik range still you will get a 360-degree view of the cities Mashobra, Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri, and Fagu. Here you will get the temple of Bhima Kali which is a locally revered Goddess. This has a well-maintained trait and also easily accessible. The trail was constructed in the year 1932 by the King of Faridkot.
This trail goes through the valley of cedar forest and blue pine and it looks mesmerizing. This makes it perfect for trekking in Shimla. You can have a trek for a single day here, but it is advised to set a camp and do camping here. Set your camp near the village of Khatnol. You have to visit Mashobra to reach Khatnol. Take some descent steep from Mashobra to Sipi village. Until you reach the river Nobel Gad, continue with your descent.

Hatu Peak Trek

Seventy kilometers away from Shimla, the starting point of the Hatu peak is Narkanda. Though the trek here is not so long or difficult, this is the highest peak located in the Shimla district. You will get to witness some fantastic views on the trail and also the beautiful Himalayas that is covered with the forests of Fir, Deodar, Cedar, Blue Pine, and Spruce. This place also has a temple of Hatu Mata and also a shrine that is entirely dedicated to the Mandodari, who was the wife of Ravana.
There is also folklore about the place which states that once in the Agyaat Vaas, Pandavas used to live in this peak. Take the local bus to reach the Hatu peak. This is in the Shimla to Rampur route. You have to do two to three hours of the journey and the cost is around 60-70 rupees. You will also get well-maintained parking lots for your private cars near the point of the hike.


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