Hotel Leela Regency

Near Winter Field, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171003, India | 4 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

... a four-lane road until we reach the border between Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, where we stop to pay a toll. The climb immediately becomes more dramatic, the road more winding, and the incessant passing (and honking) around blind curves more white-knuckle inducing! Before long we stop at a hilltop restaurant with a gorgeous view for a final "Continental" menu before we head into the hinterlands where menu options will be limited to Indian cuisine. ...

Shimy Shimy Shimla

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson on Jan 03, 2014

249 photos

... to the tiny Shimla train station to catch the World Heritage narrow gauge mountain railway to Kalka. The train station was a fascinating place with only 1 platform, an old fashioned turntable, lots of old school gauges and levers and our diesel powered engine with carriages.

  • Grabbed some breakfast from a nearby cafe then hopped onto the 9:25 train to Kalka. Sat in the Chair Car, nothing fancy about it but the seats were comfortable and we had lots of space ...

  • Shimla - Swizerland sick.

    A travel blog entry by beckyandboggy on Apr 29, 2013

    4 photos

    ... it. To the left is the bird sanctuary, where there are no cages and man and bird roam free together. Not sure how wise is it to but peacocks in with the state grouse and ducks in with cockerel but it seems fairly calm. Mostly because the peacocks are clung to the netting to stop them escaping high above. The Grouse have obviously had some issue with the larger one as he is quite bald and shaking. All creatures great and small means bugger all here it's literally dog ...

    Shimla - Little Britain

    A travel blog entry by tomandevebaker on Sep 05, 2012

    13 photos

    ... 103 tunnels. This sounds like a roller coaster, but couldn't be further from it. The train tootles along at 22km/h... If the Bullet Train is Bolt, then this exhausted automotive is Eric the Eel. The slow speed does give you a chance to take in views of the rice terraces and endless valleys though. These sights alone are worth the trip, but our sit bones have never been so sore. While Tom fidgeted in ...

    Oh La La, Shimla

    A travel blog entry by scottsworld on May 17, 2011

    20 photos

    ... Pradesh and therefore in the Himalayas and at the top of the valleys so most things are below so the views were amazing and the air much cleaner that the cities. The best part was that because there was no Tuk tuks and in the town centre cars were prohibited it was really quiet. It was like being in heaven, and of corse it was cooler, and it rained!! Whoo hoo..

    We met back up with Trevor who we had been ...

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    This 4 star hotel, located on Near Winter Field, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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