Prospect Hill, Shimla

Prospect Hill, Shimla

Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, is a tourist paradise. The beautiful place has a lot to offers to the tourists that come from all over the world with some of the majestic attractions. Shimla is famous for its ancient heritage buildings, which represents the British architectural style, includes a large number of tourists to see the attractions in Shimla, like the Christ Church, Mall Road Shimla, etc.

The Shimla city is built on several hills and ridges attached. There are seven important hills in the city of Shimla. Of them, Prospect Hill must explore attractions. It stands at an elevation of 2,150 feet above the sea level. This place has a nice scenic view and you can watch the amazing sun setting on the horizon.

Things to Do in Prospect Hill Shimla:

There is a famous Kamna Devi Temple where you can pay homage on top of the hill. To reach the hill you will have to walk for 5 km from the town and then continue on the steep 15-minute climb. The Prospect Hill is best visited by walking and on the way, you can enjoy the brisk fresh air, renew your zest and get a glance at the spectacular scenery.

The Prospect Hill in Shimla is full of lush green forests that mainly consist of the various floras such as the Deodar tree, the Oak tree, the Pine tree, and the Rhododendrons tree. From the hill, you can see the awesome view of the Tara Devi Temple and the southern part of the Shimla city which is quite a fascinating sight.

The Prospect Hill is not only famous for the Hindu shrine of Kamna Devi, but tourists can visit several interesting spots here. As for adventure lovers are concerned, they should not be disappointed as this hill station has many exciting activities to offer. Some of the activities are trekking and rock climbing.

Attractions at Propect Hill Shimla:

One of the major attractions at this site is the sunset and the moonrise exactly at a similar time is an extraordinary sight for the tourist to watch. This place is a paradise for photography lovers who can capture some fantastic shots through their lenses. Tourists can also play with snow and  can adventure activities.

There is toy train that is operating to and from the Tara Devi Temple to Jutogh railway station and it can be seen from the top of the Prospect Hill of Shimla. This place is also a perfect setting for picnic parties.

How to Reach Prospect Hill:

The Prospect Hill is 4 km away from the Shimla city. Tourists can reach there by rented car, jeep, and auto rickshaw. If you love trekking then you can trek the prospoect hill  from the shimla to the top of the hill. The distance from delhi to prospect hill shimla is 339.8 km. Travellers can reach by train, air, bus, and rented car to shimla.

Best Time to Visit Prospect Hill:

As per tourists and travel experts, the best time to visit prospect hill is November to February. Because that time tourists can see snowfalls as well as awe-inspiring mountain views from the top hill.

Places to visit in Shimla near Prospect Hill:

While exploring Shimla, tourists should also visit summer hill, the ridge, viceregal lodge, sankat mochan, mall road, kurfri, jakhoo temple, fagu, chadwick falls, and shimla museum.

Prospect Hill Shimla Timings:

24 hours

Prospect Hill Shimla Entry Fees:


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