Book taxi from Dehradun to Shimla

Dehradun to Shimla Taxi

Starts from Rs. 5140

About Shimla


Shimla, formerly known as Simla, is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is located close to the north-western Himalayan ranges. It used to be the summer capital of the British Raj. A very picturesque and popular holiday destination, the city experiences pleasant summers and snowy winters. Surrounded by beautiful hills of oak and pine vegetation, the town is also known for its Victorian architecture. Tourism in Shimla is the main source of revenue for the local coffers. The scenic rail route between from Kalka to Shimla, finds itself in the Guinness Book of Records for the steepest rise in altitude over a 95km stretch.

Places of interest in and around Shimla


Skiing and ice skating are popular during the winter months, while the summer months sees many tourists choosing to trek and experience the breathtaking vistas first hand. 2 to 3 days in Shimla should be sufficient for a comfortable stay. However, if you are leaving Delhi in the afternoon, you can stop for the night at Ambala, and spend some of the next day visiting this town before continuing your onward journey to Shimla.
There are lots of places to see in and around Shimla, some of them are listed below:

  • Jakhu Temple: Located on Jakhu Hill, the view from this temple is spectacular to say the least. According to the Ramayana, this is where Lord Hanuman rested on his journey to the Himalayas.
  • Mall Road: This Street is the main shopping area and the lifeline of Shimla. It houses shops, clubs, banks, restaurants and bars. The Gaity theatre, another tourist attraction from the days of the British is located here. Many other Victorian buildings can be found on this road. For local ware, the State emporium and Lakkar Bazaar, offers wooden toys, handloom and handicraft articles.
  • Dorje Drag Monastery: This Tibetian Bhuddist monastery is in Sarasvati Garden Estate in Kusmati.
  • Tara Devi: Has a temple by the same name; devoted to Goddess Kali. It's located 11km from the city center. The temple offers a good view of the hills and valleys below.
  • Christ Church: Situated on Mall road, and built in 1846, it is the second oldest church in North India. The stained glass, the brass plaques and frescos are the main attractions of this beautiful building.
  • Kufri: located 16km from Shimla, this place has a zoo, amusement park amongst other things and is definitely a place to stop by when visiting with kids.

Other locations include Tattapani, Chabba, Arki Palace, Reserve Forest Sanctuary and Himalayan Aviary. There are hundreds of Hotels in Shimla each catering to different budgets. However, if you are visiting during the summer months, please ensure you book in advance to avoid disappointments. Shimla tours can be arranged by the hotel administration as well. There are also many resorts in this hill station. Make sure you carry your camera along as some of the images of Shimla are picture perfect!

Route from Delhi to Shimla


Shimla is a well visited tourist attraction in North India and can easily be reached by air, road and rail. The road route usually taken from Delhi to Shimla is as follows:

Delhi - Panipat - Karnal - Ambala - Chandigarh - Kalka - Shimla

The drive on a good day should take 6-7 hours but watch out for traffic pile ups during the weekends. This can stretch the time upto 12 hours. Take NH1 till Ambala and NH22 the rest of the way. Travel time varies due to two reasons, road work and toll booths. The amount of time you take depends on when you leave Delhi. An ideal itinerary would be to start early in the morning from Delhi and break the journey at two places i.e. Delhi to Ambala, Ambala to Kalka and the finally Kalka to Shimla. There is no dearth of restaurants on the way. There are many dhabas like 'Jhilmil' at Karnal, which is a favourite for some regular visitors. The Shimla airport is 25 km from the town and there are daily flights connecting to Delhi. The meter gauge railway line from Shimla to Kalka is a worth the trip with its many vistas. Kalka in turn is connected to all other major cities by broad gauge.

But one of the most convenient modes of transport remains a cab, as you have a driver and a vehicle at your disposal at all times. We at BookCab have a fleet of cars, vans and buses to choose from. Whether you want to travel on a budget or tour with family and friends, give us a call ((092) 4100 4100) and we can help arrange the trip for you. If you would like to book at your leisure in your own time and space, then reserve your cab online.


Wondering how to travel from Dehradun to Shimla? Bookcab provides the best car rental solution from Dehradun to Shimla. Bookcab is a leading taxi hire company which provides car rental services from Dehradun to Shimla. Book a cab with bookcab's convenient taxi booking system for a full day car rental trip from Dehradun to Shimla and get best deals on your cab booking. Bookcab, a specialist in outstation travel has got experienced chauffers who have been driving on these routes for the past few years and can deliver the best cab services from Dehradun to Shimla. Bookcab provides affordable and reliable taxi services from Dehradun airport to Shimla. Hire a taxi from Dehradun railway station to Shimla. In addition to round trip, Bookcab also provides one way car rentals from Dehradun to Shimla at economical prices. Dehradun to Shimla route is spread over a distance of 247 Km and travel duration is approximately around 4 hours 28 mins. Weather and climate conditions in Shimla. Get to know the weather along with climatic conditions info in Shimla before you get ready to travel. Thinking about where to put up in Shimla? Bookcab provides all the info about Hotels in Shimla. Hotels in Shimla India - Find Budget, Cheap and Luxury hotels and resorts in Shimla.

We also provide one way taxi services from Dehradun to Shimla.

Please click here to find taxi fare from Dehradun to Shimla for all kinds of vehicles.

Dehradun to Shimla Taxi Fares

Car Type
Tata Indica A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
10.0 / Km
Estimated Cost

5140

Car Type
Tata Indigo A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
11.0 / Km
Estimated Cost

5634

Car Type
Mahindra Xylo A/C
Passangers
6 + driver
Fare Per KM
13.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

6869

Car Type
Toyota Innova A/C
Passangers
6 + driver
Fare Per KM
14.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

7363

Write to us

  

Why Choose Bookcab?

Ways to Bookcab...

Call
(0)92 4100 4100

Online
www.bookcab.in

Email
bookings@bookcab.in