skip to main content

Shimla Extension

Tailor-Made Journey

Shimla Extension

Explore the colonial elegance in India

Embark on a captivating journey from New Delhi to Shimla, beginning with a scenic train ride to Kalka and a transfer onto the iconic Toy Train to Shimla. Explore colonial heritage at the Vice-regal Lodge, stroll the Mall to Scandal Point, and enjoy leisure time in Shimla. Conclude with a picturesque train ride back to New Delhi, followed by a leisurely morning before departing for your onward destination.

Locations you will be visiting

  • Christ Church State Library Shimla Ridge india

    Shimla, India

    Discover the beauty of Shimla with this handy destination guide.

    4 Days

  • Jama Maszid mosque old delhi india

    Delhi, India

    Discover the sights, ancient and modern, in Delhi with this handy destination guide.

    1 Day


Shimla Extension

5 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 New Delhi to Shimla

In the morning, you will be transferred to the railway station to board the train to Kalka with a packed breakfast.

Arrive at Kalka, then you will be transferred to the Toy Train, a narrow gauge line covering almost 100 km, where the top speed rarely exceeds 20 mph.

Once you arrive in Shimla, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

DAY 2 Shimla

The morning starts with a visit to the Vice-regal Lodge. This also happens to be the place where the partition of India into two parts, India and Pakistan was planned on the world map. The British architecture here is amazing; the wooden work inside the building is still kept alive as it was during the British rule.

After the tour of this impressive building visit a Hindu temple containing shrines to the many and various Hindu gods. After lunch, enjoy a leisurely stroll back along the Mall to Scandal Point.

En route, it may be possible to have a quick look inside the Gaiety Theatre or Christ Church. Alternatively find a spot for refreshments whilst viewing snow-capped Himalayan peaks (if weather is clear).

DAY 3 Shimla

Today after breakfast, your day is at leisure to explore the city on your own.

DAY 4 Shimla to New Delhi

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Kalka railway station to board train to Delhi.

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in.

DAY 5 Depart Delhi

Today morning is at leisure until transfer to the International airport to board flight for onward destination.

Sample Accommodation

Your holiday details
2023 / 24 departure dates and price on request
Depart Return Days Price from Availability Reservation
Depart Return Day DepartOn request AvailabilitySpaces available Reservation

India: Shimla Extension
Make an enquiry
What's included:
  • Accommodation on twin share basis
  • English speaking guides
  • Transfers
  • Baggage transfers for one piece
  • Meals as specified
  • Airport taxes
  • Local tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Thanks, your enquiry was received

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest offers

We promise not to bother you to much, but would love to share special offers or latest information about us with you.

We’re here to listen to your needs so if you need to chat, then why not email us or pick up the phone, we will be happy to help.