Amar Palace

The Ridge, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171012, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shimla

Shimla: A lot can happen over a cup of coffee

A travel blog entry by sfenwick

Another uneventful overnight bus with minimal sleep got us to the mountain town of Shimla. No one slept much but we were definitely more comfortable than the locals sleeping in the aisle. We had been warned about the scams here but when we arrived and they told us the price of a cab to our hotel we were shocked - $10, I know you are thinking this …


A travel blog entry by simoncardnell


... of an employee to order tea to drink on the lawn the hotel guy literally runs over to offer his services. The back garden overlooks the rolling hills and Himalayan mountains and I feel completely relaxed. I was half considering heading to the travellers spot Manali but my new friend tells me there's been a couple tourist murders there recently and so I decide to avoid it. I also consider a short trek but this isn't the best place for ...

Shimla: Birthplace of the Indian Partition

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy


... up enough momentum to land almost on me, I got the message: "Pay for the photos with food, or **** off!". I have dedicated part of the next entry on Shimla to "Primate Alert!".

Late in the afternoon we just had to have a gin and tonic in the main lounge of our hotel (thankfully the hotel did have tonic water). And it was fabulous, with soft background piano playing, to just sit and enjoy the luxurious surrounds and the peaceful ambiance. Needless to say, we ...


A travel blog entry by paddyfetherston


After a couple of months in India we were starting to lose our patience with the constant sounding of car horns. So we both fell in love with the idea of Shimla when we heard of it pedestrianized city center. We spent two days and three nights enjoying being in the Himalayas and walking in relative peace and quiet before taking a four hour bus back down the mountain to chandigarh.



A travel blog entry by theravijain

... It's so beautiful.

We rested in house for 2 hours then hired a Red colour SUV and headed to Shimla...Owwwwww...It was soo cool and pleasant way to shimla ...lot of scenery ..also saw the famous toy train Shimla to Manali.

Trip was very good and enjoyed at the fullest :)


This hotel, located on The Ridge, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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