Ganga Hotel

Melrose Lodge Estate Circular Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171012, India | 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

... nicely. We are served a huge bottle of water, followed by coffee and tea, followed by a breakfast consisting of bread with honey, and an omelette (if your choice is the non-veg menu), including another round of coffee and tea. It is simple food, but it tops off the pastries we received in our hotel breakfast boxes. We feel extra grateful for these amenities as we pass other passenger trains traveling in different directions where the people ...

Shimla Draft

A travel blog entry by steve42 on Dec 02, 2013

13 photos

The most exciting way of getting to Shimla is by way of the Kalka to Shimla narrow gauge railway or toy train as they are known. Kalka. Is a main line station with good connections from Delhi. I caught an overnight train fro Delhi at about 2100 whichever arrived in Kalka about 0500 the following day. This is just in time for the prestige 0600 train up to Shimla. This needs booking in advance throughout the year and reservations open 30 days in advance ...

Shimla - Swizerland sick.

A travel blog entry by beckyandboggy on Apr 29, 2013

1 photo

... side it would look much better and all the Indian women have it on the left side also not silver it should be gold' Well thanks Afit you weren't even bothered if I liked the tour or the building you just wanted to make a fool of me in the Viceroys guest bedroom. Full of furry and ranting that I should have told Afit where to stick his 20 minute tour of incomprehension we head for the gardens. The windy walk up is lovely and boggy and I are mega gimps and take photos ...

Himalaya

A travel blog entry by cathonaventure on Apr 08, 2012

47 photos

Bilal intercepted us near Christ Church Cathedral as we made our way toward the YMCA on Shimla's pedestrian-only Mall. It had been a climb from the Old Bus Stand, up steep paths and stairs with our packs, and along the way several people had pointed us in the right direction to the "YMC." Bilal, however, looked puzzled and asked, “Why do people always go to the Y?” The answer was that I had made an advance booking, using the Lonely Planet guide recommendation. We ...

How did they all get up here

A travel blog entry by fnahallnz on Apr 26, 2011

5 photos

... your bag I've hired a porter!  Thanks Fraser you're the best! I still struggled walking up with it being 2000m high and me feeling sick it didn't really help. Fraser soldiered on carrying his bag. The room was good and had a view of the city. We rested then looked around town for a bit. It has so many buildings that look English. The middle of town is pedestrian only but being India there were still cars that would motor along and toot ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Melrose Lodge Estate Circular Road, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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