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Make your trip to Shimla more memorable by doing adventurous things. Even machines want some rest so why don't humans? Naturally, you cannot bear continuous work pressure and daily work routine for long. To make itself energetic and stress-free man need some environmental changes.

And when it comes to a calm and beautiful places, the first name appears in mind is Shimla in India. No need to be worried if you are travelling for the first time in India or you are a regular traveller, you will simply love it. Peak time to visit Shimla and Manali is winter, so you should pack some warm clothes and jackets along with yourself.

On the off chance, if you are thinking about the weight of your luggage, there isn't any need to take stress as there are many cargo companies nowadays offering their premium services of sending excess luggage to India. Seems like your problem is solved, kudos. Though there are lots of historical and amazing cities in India, undoubtedly, Shimla is top of them.

Its breathtaking views, sunsets and dawns are second to none. There are so many adventures things you can do here if you don't want to sit and enjoy the fresh air.

Things to do in Shimla

Shimla has so many things to entertain its visitors. Following are few of them:

1. Trekking in Shimla


Shimla is spread over a huge territory in various mountain ranges of the Himalayas along with some astounding treks. The best piece of trekking in Shimla is that the alternative options range from simple walks around the forested areas to excessively long, elaborate treks.

To have a simple trek that takes you through the lavish green jungle, a trek to the extremely well known Jakhoo Temple is a magnificent option, which is additionally the highest point in Shimla. Or you can take simple yet energizing treks to Chadwick Falls or Kamna Devi Temple while taking the fresh air in the stunning surroundings of Shimla.

Shimla also brags of some more adventurous treks. The best among those are Snow Line Trek to Chail, Shoghi Trek and Shali Tibba Trek. One gem of a trek that you can take from Shimla is Banjar Valley Trek. One must take these treks on their trip to Shimla to enjoy the genuine magnificence of Shimla, and to know why it is deservingly the capital city of Himachal.

Interesting Reads: Best Himalayan Treks for Beginners

Things to do in Shimla

2. Mountain biking in Shimla


Experience the adventure of Shimla by browsing the list of this amazing and best adventurous games in Shimla and attempt mountain biking in the slopes of the Himalayan mountains and enjoy the task. Get an opportunity to ride through the surprising slopes and valleys and enjoy the cool mountain breeze as well.

Feel the adrenaline rush as you ride through the snowy valley and the peaceful surroundings of nature. Wonder about seeing the oak trees and the snowcapped mountain on this superb mountain biking adventure and witness the astounding touring. In only a couple of days, this stunning activity is a hit among the people. These bikes are intended especially for the off-road and rough tracks so that you feel great while you ride.

3. Skiing in Shimla


Its winter time and winter provoke us for some adventurous sports and when it is for Shimla adventures than nothing can beat skiing. Head out for this as this is a standout amongst other adventurous sports in Shimla and float through the snow as you move and turns while Heli-Skiing.

The best thing about this game is that you will be dropped by a helicopter on the peak and you ski right down in the mountain. The mountain inclines are simply designed for the ski lovers.

Narkanda and Kufri are two of the superb places in Shimla where you can enjoy this energizing sport. It is the dual-threat for the ski lovers where they can appreciate the beauty of nature while skiing.

4. River rafting in Shimla


For the adventure lovers, this sport is nothing less than a heaven, you can never pass up the best opportunity of this exciting and best adventurous games in Shimla. Stream boating is one of the most loved activities in Shimla. The Sutlej River which keeps running at a high pace makes the sport all the more exciting.

Feel the rush as you attempt this extraordinary adventurous sport. One of the renowned river rafting ways is almost at a distance of 12 km which starts from Chamba and finish at Tattapani amid the water of the Sutlej river. Rafting through the forceful and angry River Sutlej for around two hours and feel the adrenaline surge as you overcome the waves.

5. Paragliding in Shimla


What could be more adventurous than paragliding in Shimla's sky? Nothing. You can enjoy the beauty of Shimla by trekking, also by cycling or to some extent by rafting river but by air, in the air and through the air is really what you can say is second to none. Imagine yourself flying in the fresh air of Shimla, for a moment consider yourself as a bird as you are enjoying a birds-eye view of the beautiful valley.

You can get amazing panoramic views, cool breeze, the height of hundreds of feet, snow-covered mountains, valleys and so many other things by a single short. It is recommended if you do not have height phobia, you should try paragliding. This is like swallowing the beauty of Shimla at once. There are both parachute and hand gliding available.

It is sprung on light wind and furthermore needs less space to land also. Kangra valley in Shimla is the centre point of all the gliding activities. For the best treat head out to Bir and Billing in Kangra valley which will give you the best time of life. Take off high in the sky and fly like a bird while enjoying the beautiful scenic views of Shimla.

6. Rock climbing in Shimla


Shimla is not only known for its beauty and weather but also loved by all those who like offbeat adventures sports as well. Rock climbing is one of the most loveable adventurous sports people try and enjoy in Shimla. For those who like rock climbing, guys, Shimla is like a heaven for you.

You can see your actual inner adventurous side here. Climbing hills though is not an easy task but who is looking at ease here? There are different levels of rock climbing here in Shimla, go with the one with which you think and feel safe during your adventurous time. It is suggested to hit a try rock climbing at least once during your stay in Shimla.

Things to do in Shimla

7. Ice skating in Shimla


It is not only in India but Shimla's ice skating club is famous all over Asia as well. It is Asia's only open-air ice skating spot. I guess this is enough to put this place on your To-Do List. December is the best time to enjoy this amazing sport. During the season the circular road is block for traffic and all you can see there, people enjoying themselves by skating around the rink.

8. Toy Train Ride in Shimla


Though you are not a kid anymore I bet you will love this ride. With average speed, you can enjoy your trip to Shimla by travelling all across the city. Mesmerizing views of stunning valleys and the cool breeze takes you to some other world. To enjoy yourself, even more, it is recommended to ride the famous toy train in India.

Interesting Reads: Kalka Shimla Toy Train Experience
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