Best Time to Visit Shimla

The best time to visit Shimla is considered to be from March to June. This is a popular season in Shimla as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. If you are into adventure sports then this is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting. Summers are mild and you might need light woollens, especially at night.

Monsoons in Shimla are from July to September. This may not be the best time for your Himachal trip because of heavy rainfall and occasional landslides. But monsoon brings out lush greenery and scenic views of this hill station. Being an off season, hotel prices drop considerably and you can get great deals on your Shimla tour packages.

For the winter lovers, October to February is a great season to enjoy snow fall. This is the ideal time for winter sports like skiing, ice skating and a host of other activities. This is a popular time for honeymooners too. There has been a surge of travellers during this period due to the increasing popularity of winter sports in India. On the whole, Shimla can be enjoyed throughout the year, depending on what you are looking for.

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