Hotel Vikrant

Cart Road , Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 175101, India | Hotel
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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 ...

In The Mountains At Shimla

A travel blog entry by ajoverseas on Feb 19, 2013

27 photos

... away without leaving a scratch or mark on me - phew, no rabies!

After going to the temple we decided to go to the museum. We knew it was about 2km away so were prepared for a bit of a walk but after about an hour and a half it was just getting ridiculous! We eventually realised we had walked on the wrong road and although it got us there eventually it took about 3x as long as the most direct route would have taken! Whoops. By the time we got ...

Shimla: Birthplace of the Indian Partition

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on Jul 14, 2012

8 photos

... had not been exaggerating. The hotel was indeed beautifully appointed with the main foyer leading into a main spacious and well furnished lounge, surrounded by a high rise of balconies and hotel rooms. We were very fortunate to be upgraded to an Executive Suite - which not surprisingly we had no trouble in accepting.

Gracious staff provided us what felt like an Induction tour of the hotel's facilities which lasted for at least thirty minutes. Having limited ...


A travel blog entry by cathonaventure on Apr 08, 2012

47 photos

... how close he had to back up to the edge when there was only room for one car, he never lost his cool. He is a consistent and careful driver, and we came to feel safe with him at the wheel.

At the village at the end of the road, we walked through fragrant blossoming trees with a backdrop of 4000-metre Himalayan mountains covered in the winter snows. Then we returned to Kalpa to visit the Buddhist gompa, Hindu temple and monastery, all ancient buildings, perhaps 700 years ...

Brrrr chilly beautiful Himalaya

A travel blog entry by lucywallace on Feb 12, 2011

14 photos

... included a free heater in our room!

The hotel was called Wingait Inn and was 20 minutes walk from the centre of town. It certainly kept us pretty fit as we walked to town at least once a day and the uphill walk into town was a pretty steep ascent. There was a particular spot where large numbers of monkeys would gather and, despite their cute appearance, were very aggressive. On one occasion there must have been a clash of two rival ...

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