Shimla Heritage Museum
This gallery in the old United Services Club (1862) has some historic B&W photos of old Shimla, and helpful staff, though it's not a...
YMCA Tours & Treks
The affable Anil Kumar runs day trips around Shimla and arranges reasonably priced treks, jeep safaris and mountain biking throughout...
This very English church, opened in 1846, dominates the Ridge and is the oldest surviving church in northern India. Its creamy-lemon...
In the Ritz Cineplex building, Shimla’s only nightclub rocks to Bollywood soundtracks till late on weekends.
It doesn’t look like much from the outside but Embassy is a cosy timber-lined restaurant with fabulous views over Shimla, especially at...
Cafe Sol information
Easily missed in the hangar-style atrium on the roof of Hotel Combermere but entered straight off the Mall, Sol serves tasty plates of Mexican, Italian and Mediterranean food, and has the best cake selection in Shimla, plus espresso. If you need a break from curry, this is your best bet for a risk-free Greek salad. Take the lift down to the cleanest toilets in Shimla.