You will be surrounded by local travel agents once you are in Shimla. There are various options available depending upon time you want to spend at Shimla. You can also use Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus services to travel different parts of Himachal. During winter seasons road connectivity to Kinnaur , Lahaul Spiti and other areas located towards north side remains cutoff. So many tourists visit these places from May – Jun months till October as during these months chance of road blocking is less. You can take these exclusive packages to Kinnaur in summer time from Shimla or you can go for most popular all time open package of Shimla – Kullu - Manali .
However during summer seasons if you are in at Shimla and planning to travel to Manali or other parts of Himachal then it is advisable to spend less time in Shimla and the spend more time in Manali area as more snow will be available at peaks and hill passes.
Here are some suggested tours for you to prepare your travel plan. Discuss with your travel agent for best rates.
Half day trip of Shimla local
Vice Regal Lodge complex ( Known as Indian Institute of Advanced studies) is a beautifully designed architectural building where Indian and Pakistan partition was finalized
Prospect Hill is the popular picnic spot and at a hight of 2145 meter.
Mini Vaishno Devi Temple – Mini temple of Vaishno Devi inside a cave
Sankat Mochan Temple: This famous Hanuman temple is located near Vaishno Devi temple
Full day trip for Kufri
Kufri ( park, Himalayan view, horse & Yak ride), Mini Zoo.
Green Valley is on the way to Kufri with beautiful view of Pine trees around the hills nearby
Wild flower Hall: Obrai group of hotel located near Chharabra village. Good view
Indira Holiday home
Full day trip to Chail & Kufri
One the way visit Kufri ( nature park, horse & Yak ride, view of mountain peaks ). On the way visit green valley
Wild flower Hall
Chail was once the summer capital of the Maharaja of Patiala. Beautiful ground , charming architecture buildings