Comparision of Hilsstations Shimla and Mussoorie
We will be comparing the two most visited places in India in terms of hill stations which is Mussoorie and Shimla. They are amazing hill stations and near to Delhi and almost 300-400 kms. It would hardly take 5-6 hrs to reach to both places. So here we will be comparing these things.
- How to reach to both desinations
- Mall Roads
- Snow fall times
- Destinations to visit
How to reach to both the places Shimla and Mussoorie
How to reach shimla By Air:
Nearest airport is shimla Airport. it is 22 kms from shimla, the jubharhatti is connecte with all major city. Apart from this you can also reach Chandigarh airport
Railway network to shimla is connected from everywhere in India. Nearest railway station is Kalka. from Delhi it is almost 300 Kms. From Kalka you can reach to shimla by Toy train. it is once in a life time experience, you must travel to shimla by toy train. Also you can reach shimla by road from Kalka, you can get bus and private vehicles in almost half an hour anytime.
How to reach Mussoorie By Air:
Mussoorie is located about 59 kms distance away from Jolly Grant airdrome that is situated in Dehradun conurbation. So tourists and sightseers can get to Mussoorie with no trouble and with the help of Dehradun airport. Buses and local transportation system is provided to arrive at the visiting sites in Mussoorie from the airdrome.
Dehradun Railway Station, located around 36 km away serves as the nearest railway station to Mussoorie. Number of trains from far and near of cities including Delhi, Kolkata, Jammu and Amritsar serve Dehradun city. After reaching Dehradun by train, visitors can board local taxis or buses for Mussoorie.
Visiting places in Shimla
The Ridge is the most photographed wide-open street located on the side of Shimla Mall Road. The Ridge has everything, from shops selling some exclusive artefacts to the spectacular view of the snow-capped mountain ranges. It is famous for a lot of things, but best known for shopping and for being the social hub of the city. Shimla's rich past is evident from the Gothic buildings standing in this part of the town.
Shopping in Shimla revolves around the heart of the town- The Mall Road. One can shop for local handicrafts, shawls, woolens, exquisite jewelry etc. here.
Set amidst the lush green background of the Shivalik hill ranges on Jakhoo Hill, the highest point in Shimla, the Jakhu Temple is an ancient site dedicated to the Hindu god - Hanuman. Jakhu Temple has the world's largest Hanuman statue, which is visible from most parts of Shimla.
Kufri, located at a distance of 16km from the main city of Shimla, is a popular tourist destination known for snow-laden peaks, skiing and Kufri Zoo. Travellers have to either hike or take a pony from the parking lot to reach Kufri. Mahasu Peak and Fagu Valley are the main attractions in Kufri but are accessible via pony ride. You can also enjoy go-karting at the Kufri Fun World, which has the highest Go-Karting track in the world. You can come back to the parking lot by a pony and head to the Indira Tourist Park by afternoon after grabbing some lunch. Or you can also head to Kufri Zoo from there.