As Monsoon is running, still, we have time to gather memories by visiting one of the popular hill stations in India, Shimla. Located in the foothills of Himalaya, this hill station has been always a favorite destination for tourists since the British eon. If you have visited Shimla either in the scorching heat of summers or snowy white winters, then you are actually missing the fun because there is more to explore while in the rainy season.
Sounds interesting? Yeah! Even it looks very exciting, colors are everywhere in the surrounding. The most amazing part is to visit different sightseeing places in Shimla in this season with umbrellas in your hands. So, let’s know some locations in Shimla that you can’t miss to explore when it rains:
- Jakhoo Temple
Having a trek to the most famous and elevated temple located at Jakhoo Hill, Jakhoo Temple. Start your day with heavy meals and then go ahead for trekking. It will be alluring to have going high with the rolling clouds, and going through the pine forests. During monsoon, only a few visitors visit it, making it a solitary attraction.
- Explore Sanjauli via bus
Taking a bus to Sanjauli will take you towards having entering the mysterious place, where you will find some ghost stories about Ruskin Bond. Known as old-school Shimla, it has hard-to-find charm, making it suitable for long walks with your partner. Huge bungalows can be discovered, where vintage cars, lamps, and security guards are being seen.
- Go to Kaali Bari via walking
In the evening time, one can start walking on the ‘Mall Road’ till another famous temple, Kaali Bari, especially when it is raining. From this temple, one can have a great pastime by getting down the stairs to the local market, reaching the bus stop, and getting a bus to Sanjauli.
- Scandal Point
Observing sunset at Scandal is also a fantastic way to spend some time in the lap of nature, where you can click photographs, especially if you are a nature lover.
So, plan your Monsoon trip to Shimla now!