As summer is gradually making its way for themonsoon to takeover, followed by autumn and its refreshing climate, a road trip to Shimla with your BFFs would be a perfect gateway. Sudden plans and adventurous weekends are great fun! When Shimla is on your mind, just go for it! Do you really need to try Shimla tour packages?
Off to the Mountains
Delhi’s sultry summer, the overwhelming range of shopping malls, the maddening traffic, and grilling crowd – a break with friends comes like a gush of fresh air. Shimla is, and forever remains, the most preferred choice for an unplanned and adventurous trip. However, if you want to visit some offbeat location near Shimla, Naldehra is a perfect choice.
BFF and Pocket Crunch – A “Forever” Issue
When you cannot afford to hire a car to travel to Shimla, nor do you own one, it is wise to plan a combined trip via train and cab. It is not only economical but amazingly fun too. So, what is the route like?
Take Shatabdi to Kalka, which is a direct train, and from Kalka, you can travel by road uphill enjoying the visually mesmerizing route to Shimla.
The Offbeat Way
There may not be too many options for an offbeat holiday destination. However, if you were considering Shimla tour packages, you would be glad, as there are a couple of spots to venture. At Naldehra, there is not much to do and, that is exactly the purpose of visiting such an exotic location. However, make sure to book a hotel in advance. One of the finest resorts in this area is the Chalets Welcome Heritage. You can spend your time amidst the forested mountains heading towards the deep valley. Well, you won’t find the usual hotel rooms here – it is the simplicity and serenity of this place that is most endearing.
Of course, you are there to be lazy and spend your day in the bed! Nevertheless, if at all you feel like getting out and basking in the sun surrounded by mountains and greenery, the hammock can be your host. Lying in one of the many hammocks with some coffee or hot chocolate and your favorite music, you can clearly spend some much-needed self-time.
Nalhedra has an amazing golf course, pretty prominent and renowned in this region. You can also try a hand at golf with your enthusiastic group of friends. Say goodbye to therapeutic massage and spa, and welcome the treks and nature with open arms.
Other Places to Visit
Do visit the Mahunag Temple in Nalhedra (Abode of the King of Snakes) where the Serpent God is worshipped.
Try river rafting if you feel adventurous – the Sutlej River at Chabba offers a breathtaking experience.