Apart from being blessed with a breathtaking natural beauty and being one of the most sought-after hill stations in India, Shimla is also an ideal place to try your hand at trekking and camping. The undulating terrains and the beautiful and majestic mountain ranges of the Himalayas in Shimla serve as an ideal place to go trekking. There are a lot of Shimla tour packages that offer trekking, camping, and other adventurous activities as a part of their itinerary. Here are some of the best trekking and camping activities in Shimla—
Camping in Mashobra
Embark on a camping experience at Mashobra, a place near Shimla surrounded by majestic mountains and stunning greenery. Enjoy a memorable weekend and spend time in the lap of nature. Indulge in activities such as trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, bridge, ladder bridge, Tarzan swings and much more. End your night with a beautiful campfire.
Camping at Snow Trail, Chail
With its mesmerising beauty, spending a weekend in the Snow Trails Camp is a perfect way to relax and rejuvenate. Surrounded by lofty snow-clad peaks and dense forests of oaks and deodar, the camp is a paradise for adventure lovers. Located at an elevation of 2250 metres on Kufri-Chail Road, the camp has all the convenience of modern facilities.
Pandava Cave Trek
This 2-day trek starts from the base camp Chambaghat, which is at a distance of about 43 km. from Shimla. The short 7 km trek to this cave offers breath-taking views of the city of Solan. The mist-clad Karol Mountain or Karol Tibba, nestled in the Shivalik Ranges is home to the mountain lions and deer. Mount Karol is one of the oldest and the longest caves in the Himalayas.
Buran Ghati Trek: Diude to Barua
Not a very known name among the trekkers though Buran Ghati trek has plenty of amazing sights that will blow your mind. 6-hour drive from Shimla will take you to the offbeat location. The base camp is Janglik. Head to Daraya the next day and enjoy the splendid views of Diude, Tonglu, and other villages. Day 3 of the trek will lead you to Litham followed by an excursion to Chandranahan Lake on Day 4. Get ready for a 4-5-hour trek from Litham to Dhunda on the next day. Head to River Camp via Buran Ghati (15,000 ft.) on Day 6. On Day 7, reach Barua Village, which is popular for its diverse vegetation.
Trekking and camping have always been one of the best mediums to witness, enjoy, and adore the beauty of nature. Browse through the Shimla tour packages, feel the thrill, and enjoy an unforgettable vacation with your friends.