Fairmount Hotel

Earls Field Estate, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171002, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shimla

A Winding Road to a Colonial Hill Station

A travel blog entry by wareameye on Aug 08, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... in and piled on top of each other and hanging out of windows and doors. We reach Chandigarh at about 11:30am and meet our four drivers. Our vehicles have signage in the front and back windows "Toto Tours 1", "Toto Tours 2," etc. It is a sweet touch, including our rainbow logo. I wonder if the locals will notice? We drive through Chandigarh, and are immediately impressed by the wide boulevards and absolute absence of rubbish (a total contrast to ...

Shimla

A travel blog entry by mlsmalcolm on Feb 19, 2014

27 photos

... in pines and cedars. Shimla was one of the main hill stations the British would go to escape the intense heat of the plains. We visited Viceroy lodge which was built for Lord Dufferiin the first place in Shimla to have electricity and was furnished by Maple & Co London. This was where the British ruled from during the summer months and a lot of major decisions were ...

Delhi to Shimla. - TERRIFYING

A travel blog entry by cavilleharris89 on Sep 05, 2013

1 comment, 2 photos

... to open our hearts and trust, and so went on the recommendation. BEST LIFE DECISION to date. I fear I may dream about and crave his 45 minutes of deliciousness for some time.
In Pinjore, we paused the trip to see the Yadavindra (Pinjore) Gardens. Back in the 17th Century, Mughal (an empire) Indian kings would use this perfectly symmetrical garden to reflect and make decisions. Today, these types garden complexes are open to tourists for 20 Rupees (c. R3.20) to explore ...

From cool Shimla to hot Chandigarh

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42 on Sep 20, 2012

12 photos

... une ville de retrouvailles. Tout d’abord, on est tombé sur un couple italo-espagnol avec qui on a voyagé quelques jours à Dali, en Chine. C’était assez incroyable, vu qu’ils sont rentrés en Europe entre temps et que Chandigarh n’est pas si touristique que ça. Le lendemain, alors qu’on visitait le lac, on a croisé Claudine, une Québécoise qu’on a rencontrée sur l’île d’Olkhon, en Sibérie, il y a environ un an. On ...

Sightseeing in Shimla

A travel blog entry by matt.s.wise on May 28, 2011

... to the east of the guest house. Having been founded by the British Raj, it has a number of English-looking mansions and public buildings including the Town Hall. It also has a very English church which I had a look inside. Possibly because of Shimla's British roots, the people seem rather Westernised and middle-class - occasionally they will talk in English rather than Hindi amongst themselves; I've passed a few taking their dogs for ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Earls Field Estate, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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