Located in the picturesque district of Shimla of the beautiful Himachal Pradesh, Mashobra is one of the major attractions of Shimla tour packages. Mashobra is a town in Shimla connected through the Hindustan-Tibet Road built in 1850 by Lord Dalhousie. The place is home to one of the two Presidential retreats in India. From snow-clad mountains, serene surroundings to narrow lanes, artistic architecture, and historical heritage, the tiny hill station of Mashobra spell magic. Some of the major attractions in Mashobra include—
Located at a height of about 7700 feet, Craignano is one of the extremely popular destinations in Mashobra. The place is famous for its architectural marvel, an Italian Villa. Flanked by snow-capped mountains, streams, pines, and oaks on all sides, this villa is constructed out of woods. Standing tall at an Italian apex, the place gets its name from the Craignano Town in Italy. Craignano is also one of the famous spots for adventurous sports in Shimla. From rock climbing to rappelling, the place offers a bunch of activities for tourists.
Reserve Forest Sanctuary
Reserve Forest sanctuary boasts one of the largest watersheds in Asia, supplying water to Shimla. It is a perfect birdwatcher’s delight and the lush coniferous surroundings is a treat to the eyes. With an absolute pleasant weather, you can pack your camping bags and trek to the Sanctuary. If you are lucky, you may spot partridges, chikors, and famed pheasants.However, you need to require a prior permission to visit the place.
Mahasu Peak and Fair
This is the place for those who want to explore lesser-known festivals and traditions. Mahasujatra is a festival that celebrates the shifting of the idol of the chief deity Lord Mahasu. The festivals fall on the third Tuesday of May. You can also indulge in some fun activities such as folk music, traditional dances, archery competitions etc. So, if you are looking for Shimla tour packages in the month of May, you cannot give this strong cultural display a miss.
Wildflower Hall Hotel
Located at 8000 feet above the sea level in Chharabra, Wildflower Hall is a property of Oberoi Hotels and is one of the best luxury hotels in Shimla. The hotel has been a residence to Lord Kitchener as well as Lord Ripon during the British reign. Situated in the lap of the Himalayas, this hotel is designed to provide the best luxury experiences letting you make the most out of this spectacular location. Apart from giving the best luxury dining experiences, Wildflower Hall offers to relax and rejuvenating Ayurvedic treatments.