Snow King Retreat
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Microwave in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Snow King Retreat Shimla
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... pretty exhausted, in spite of the fantastic scenery we were struggling a bit to stay awake. But being lucky enough to be seated just in front of the train’s toilet - actually a unisex latrine - which was regularly used by our fellow passengers, the noise of the door opening and shutting and the regular whiff of urine plus regular belching and hawking elsewhere down the carriage, no worries, you won’t be surprised to know ...
... a Westerner, he immediately screamed enthusiastically 'Hello! How are you?!'. Waiting for a response, the poor sod looked at me while passing by and therefore crashed into one of the bridge's poles... Next stop en route was Haridwar, a rather holy city, which did not offer too much apart from temples, lots of Hindu pilgrims, overpriced hotel rooms and tourist scams, which is why I headed out of Haridwar as soon ...
... kms and then they will end just like this part of the country. Little did I know that these kind of roads were going to be forever, i.e. until we reach to the planes again.
As it was getting late and we were hungry, we stopped at McDonalds. Had a meal there and once again on our way to Shimla. I don’t really remember when I reached Shimla. I guess it was 12.30 am. Almost 40hrs since we left Mumbai. And finally we reached without any night halt anywhere. From Mumbai ...
The Viceroys toy train built in 1903 connects Shimla to the rest of the Indian rail network but like Darjeeling is on a narrower track and is a World Heritage railway.
I will today journey not just for a 'joy ride' or a one hour journey like in Darjeeling but ride the entire 96km length in similar small but comfortable carriages taking a total of 5hours!
It was great to see ...
... Rail Motor”, a narrow gauge train, but pleasantly
surprising Rail Motor waits for its big daddy. So a journey which was
expected to start at 5:10 in the morning kicks off at 8:15.
For those ...