|HOTEL SPRINGFIELDS, SHIMLA
- WINTER PACKAGE
|Validity : Till 31 March 2013
per couple 02 nights / 03 days (MAPAI Basis)
- * Accommodation in a Deluxe Room for a couple
- * Buffet Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner (Meal for 2
children below 6 years at no extra charges)
- * One Half-Day local Sightseeing by Car
- * Tea / Coffee Maker in Room
- * Mineral Water bottle per day per room
- * Complimentary drop to Mall Road once during
- * All applicable taxes
Extra Adult @ Rs. 1200/- MAPAI per night.
Packages is extendable on a pro-rata basis
|SHIMLA LOCAL TOUR PACKAGES
to do in and around Shimla
Delhi – Shimla (Approx.350 Kms./10 Hrs.
0630 hrs.: Early morning drive to Shimla
0830 Hrs. : For an early breakfast, may stop at Murthal
where the famous Ahuja Dhaba serves excellent Parathas.
1200 hrs. : Arrive at Timber Trail, a suggested place
for a lunch break where you could also enjoy a Cable Car
1330 hrs. : After Lunch drive on to Shimla
On the way to Shimla lies Solan - A developing Hill
Town. The Land was first acquired by the British for a
rifle range but its chief claim to fame today is the
Mohan Meakin Brewery, founded in 1935.
1630 hrs. : Arrive in Shimla. Upon arrival, transfer to
1800 hrs. : Visit to the Mall, Lakkar Bazaar &
Ridge area (One could drive up to the lift area.
Vehicles are prohibited on the Mall).
2000 hrs. : Return to hotel for dinner
In Shimla -I
Breakfast at Hotel
A day for Local Sightseeing in Shimla: The erstwhile
Summer Capital has a lot to offer.
Shimla – II :Heritage Walks
The Center of the town- The Mall Road runs from the
Scandal Point to the Christ Church. A Heritage Walk is
suggested around town, covering Scandal Point, Gaiety
Theater, Rothney Castle, Kali Bari Mandir, Viceregal
Lodge & the Botanical Gardens. The Viceregal Lodge
was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy, Lord
Dufferin. The Lodge has magnificent lawns, Botanical
gardens and a small café. It presently houses
'The Institute of Advanced Studies.
Another interesting walk beyond the Mall is to Summer
Hill & the Glenn Forest, via Annadale. Annadale, now
the Army Golf Course and sports reserve was built as a
playground for the British. It is the largest stretch of
flat ground in and around Shimla. Cricket & Polo are
still played here and the army uses the place as a
Helipad. A special picnic Basket could be carried from
the hotel. The Summer Hill has pleasant shady walks. The
Himachal Pradesh University is located here. It is also
famous because Mahatma Gandhi once stayed here at the
Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur Mansion.
Himachal State Museum & Library: About 3 Kms. from
Scandal Point, the museum, houses a good collection of
statues, miniatures, coins, photos & other items
from around Himachal Pradesh. Entry is free and the
museum is open from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Opt for a special Bon-fire Dinner at the lawns at the
In Shimla - III
Breakfast at the Hotel
Excursion to Kufri & Chail
Kufri : Kufri is 18 Kms. and is a small village close
to Shimla, offering good hiking in the countryside.
Horse-ride and Yak-rides are popular during the Summer
months. Kufri is promoted for Skiing in the winter
months of December to February.
Chail : Chail is 35 Kms. from Kufri and was created by
the Maharaja of Patiala as his Summer Capital after his
expulsion from Shimla. The town is built on three
hills-One is topped by the Chail Palace, one by the
Village itself & the third by the Snow view Mansion.
Three Kilometers from the Palace is the World's highest
Cricket Ground (2444m), built in 1893. There is also a
wildlife sanctuary, 3 Kms. From Chail. Offering viewing
experience of birds & Deer, it is also a good place
Lunch at Chail Palace is suggested, before proceeding
back to Shimla.
Dinner at Springfield with music in the lounge bar
Early Breakfast at the hotel
A visit to Shimla is incomplete, without a game of Golf
at one of the oldest and the highest Golf Courses in
India. 15 Kms. north of Shimla, at an altitude of 2050m,
Naldehra is a pleasant little village. Green Fees are
approximately 500 for 18-holes (twice around the
course). Caddies are readily available & a Golf Kit
is available at the Hotel on request.
The Mahunag Mandir is located in the middle of
A Packed Lunch Basket from the hotel is suggested for
an enjoyable picnic.
On the return trip you could visit Mashobra which is 4
Kms. From Naldehra en-route to Shimla. Mashobra has some
pleasant walks with breath taking views and a wooden
temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.