Snow season in Shimla

Snow season in Shimla

Shimla, capital city of Himachal Pradesh is an all time favourite tourist destination in Northern India. Tourists generally love to enjoy this hill station during the season when it experiences snow fall and to see the hills covered with snow.

To enjoy the snowfall in Shimla, the best season to visit would be during the winters  from mid December- January. Usually tourists from nearby states expect snowfall on Christmas, New Year eve and there are good number of tourists during this time. The winters are extremely chill here, with frequent snowfall and rains with sometimes hailstorms. The temperature varies from max 8’C to min 0’C and may even go below that level at times. Snowfall is in abundance at most times during these months and tourists enjoy playing with snowflakes by throwing snowballs at one another.  The other placeswhichexperiencesnowfallnear Shimla are Narkanda and Kufri and also sometimes in areas near Tara Devi temple 17kms from Shimla.

The other major attractions during this season are the Winter Carnival and Ice Skating in Shimla.

During this peak winters, heavy warm clothing including jackets, mufflers, shawls , caps and socks are worn to fight the extreme chill weather. Tourists are advised to wear heavy boots to avoid falling on the snow covered streets of Shimla.


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