About Shoghi Near Shimla
Shoghi a suburb of Shimla is an ideal tourist destination situated 13 kms before Shimla on the national highway number 22 at a height of more than 5700 ft.
Away from the city rush of Shimla Shoghi has open spaces and attractive panoramic views of forests, hills and valley. This hill station is encircled by rhododendron and oak forest. The green valley’s and forest area around Shoghi provide the much needed tranquility and seclusion to its visitors.
Shoghi has grown to a weekend destination for calm and seclusion desiring tourists. Tara Devi Tempe is the main attraction of Shoghi and an important sight seeing destination of Shimla.
Shoghi is also famous for its food joints and Sharma Dhaba is popular one. These remain open all 24 hours. Shoghi is the nearest place near Shimla where you can park your vehicle and have food nearby. There is no such place in Shimla as there is a lot of parking problem in Shimla.
There is Minchy fruit products factory and factory outlet where you can buy fruit juices, apple wine, pickles and much more
Shoghi an Ideal place for nature lovers
Adventurous tourists throng to Shoghi for trekking and camping. Cool climate and calm atmosphere is making it an ideal camping place. Bird watching is another activity one can do here while camping. Ideally Shoghi is more calm, not fully urbanized and have clean surroundings. It is a perfect place to relax in the lap of cool nature and Sunrise Villa is the perfect place to stay in Shoghi.
Hotels and resorts in Shoghi
A number of resorts, hotels and home stays has come up in Shoghi in recent years. Some of the popular ones are Vatika resorts, Club Mahindra Destination, Park woods jungle resort, Raikot resort but Sunrise Villa is the perfect place to stay in Shoghi. All rooms are east facing, having view of distant Chail. The place has lots of fruit trees, flower beds and a garden along with drive in safe and secure parking.
How to Reach Shoghi by bus / car
Shoghi is 100 kilometers from Chandigarh and 370 kilometers from Delhi on the national highway. It is easily approachable by both buses and cars, the highway is in a very good condition and there are lot of eating joints also on the way. Travel time from Chandigarh is three hours by taxi. There is 24 hours bus services from Delhi and Chandigarh and a number of Volvo buses also ply daily on this route.
Shoghi By train
Shoghi lies on the Kalka Shimla train route. Shoghi Railway station is located near the market.