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Shali Tibba Peak Hike - The Best Day Trek Around Shimla - 0 Night / 1 Day

On a private guided, full day trek to Shali Tibba we take you to the best places for trekking near Shimla. The day hike to Shali Tibba also known as Shali peak 2,870 metres (9,416 feet) is a full day comfortable trek and is in must to do list, when you are in Shimla. On the Shali Tibba trek we climb the highest peak in the vicinity of Shimla with a Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali on the pinnacle. Shali Tibba Peak Hike- the Best day trek around Shimla commands panoramic, magnificent views of endless snow covered Great Himalayan ranges along with the Sutlej valley and the densely forested hills and villages of Shimla, Fagu, Theog and Narkanda.

Tour Briefing

Duration : 0 Night / 1 Day

Loction : North India- Shimla

Best Season : March to December

Category : Nature and Cultural

Covering : Shali Tibba Peak

You can take it : As a private, personalised tour (tour dates would be of your choice)

Special About Tour :

On a private guided, full day trek to Shali Tibba we take you to the best places for trekking near Shimla. The day hike to Shali Tibba also known as Shali peak 2,870 metres (9,416 feet) is a full day comfortable trek and is in must to do list, when you are in Shimla. On the Shali Tibba trek we climb the highest peak in the vicinity of Shimla with a Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali on the pinnacle. Shali Tibba Peak Hike- the Best day trek around Shimla commands panoramic, magnificent views of endless snow covered Great Himalayan ranges along with the Sutlej valley and the densely forested hills and villages of Shimla, Fagu, Theog and Narkanda.

The day hike to the Shali Tibba is worth the effort and recommend for people of all age groups who are found of walking, nature, culture. You walk with your local English speaking guide and enjoy nature, history, culture through the stories hat unfold during the Shali Tibba trek. Visit local houses, enjoy a cup of tea with the locals are some of the day experiences which no other travel company will provide you during the trek to Shali Tibba. For the avid photographer and nature lover, this hike offers the unforgettable views and memorable experience of a lifetime.

Shali peak is visible to the North, from the Ridge- Shimla. If one looks at the snow covered Great Himalayan ranges behind the Longwood from Ridge , a precipice towering high is easily spotted in the foreground. The face of the precipice is bare and there are a few trees on the side slopes. A small white structure (Kali temple) can also be seen on the top of the mountain. The ascent up to Shali peak is through an ancient trail through dense pine and oak forests with rolling alpine pastures. Beside various species of flora and fauna these forest supports a lot of wild life like Leopards, Black Beers , Barking Deer ( Goral), as well as some beautiful birds and pheasants from the Himalayan region and it is safe to take this day hike from Shimla.

Shali Tibba Peak Hike- The Best day trek around Shimla is a steep but pleasant walk through the forest for about 3 hrs (7 kms – one side), from Khatnol village, which is almost the last village in the foothills of the Shali peak. For the avid photographer and nature lover, this hike offers the unforgettable views and memorable experience of a lifetime.

If required we do provide accommodation using home stay in Shimla at Marigold Home Stay Shimla

Treat the below Shali Tibba Peak Hike- The Best day trek around Shimla walk just an inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you, around your interest and requirements. Summit Safari India will make your tour a memorable and extra ordinary....!

Brief Itinerary : 1 Day Tour

Today morning 7:30 A.M, our local English speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive with a car from Shimla to Khatnol village (2.30 hrs from Shimla). Khatnol village just in the footsteps of Shali Tibba is the starting point of our day hike and trek around Shimla.

We drive pass through Mashobra, Thaila and some other beautiful villages on the way, famous for terrace farming. During the driving hrs the guide will stop you at various places to enjoy the countryside views of terrace farms, mountains and river flowing down the valley. Enroute we stop at a local village to visit a traditional house and will enjoy the cup of Chai (milk tea/ lack tea) with the local family. It would be a good introduction to rural areas and interaction with locals.

We continue to Khatnol village from where we start our comfortable day trek to Shali Tibba ( 7 kms/ 3 hrs one way). We follow the forest trail where you can see the remains of the old Dak road ( postal road) - the stone path made in 1935 by the Raja( king) of Faridkot. Guide will serve you chopped fresh seasonal fruits and refreshments on the way.

Walking at a comfortable pace in the next 3 hrs we will reach the top of the Shali peak, where we visit the Hindu temple of Goddess kali- The Goddess of Time. Shali peak dominates the entire region and reaching on the top one can have fabulous views of the valleys, villages and the Greater Himalayan Range.

We will stop on the top of the peak for 1 hrs and enjoy our packed lunch here. After enjoying the magnificent views and some rest on the Shali Tibba top we start our descend to Khatnol village (2.30 hrs), where on arrival will be met by our driver who will drive us back to Shimla town where e will ariive in the late evening by 7:30 P.M.

Please Note: Even you can plan a two day of Trip from Shimla to Shali Peak Hike, while we stay with the local India people in a village Home stay in Dewala village, near Khatnol. You can drive with a car or choose cycling the entire route which can be a great 2 day cultural and cycling experience.

If required we do provide accommodation using home stay in Shimla at Marigold Home Stay Shimla

How Much Time The Entire Day Trek to Shali Tibba Takes

Driving from Shimla Town: 2.30 hrs, each way

Total Driving Both Ways: 5 hrs.

Driving Distance: 85 kms both ways

Trekking: 3 hrs one way up and 2.30 hrs down back

Total Trek: 5.30 hrs of Trek up and down

Trek Distance: 12-14 kms approximately

Rest time on the peak: 1 hrs

Total Day Tour time = 12 hrs

We start from the hotel: 7:30 A.M

Finishes back at the hotel: 7:30 P.M

This is the tour itinerary for the Shali Tibba Peak Hike- The Best Day Trek Around Shimla which we run regularly. It can be altered & customised as we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time.

You can travel reassured, knowing our vast experience and provide you with around-the-clock support to smooth out anything unexpected. The safety and well-being of our guests is paramount.

  • Climb the highest peak in the vicinity of Shimla
  • Enjoy pristine nature with densely forested hills and magnificent views of endless snow covered Great Himalayan ranges
  • Visit a traditional house, interact with locals and enjoy a cup of Chai with them
  • Learn the history and culture with the stories of caste system and arrange marriage system That unfolds during the comfortable trek
  • Get a deep insight to Indian culture and meet the local farmer in a village
  • Visit the ancient traditional Hindu temple of Goddess kali
  • Taste and enjoy the fresh seasonable fruits which are chopped and offered by your guide during the day trek
  • Enjoy packed Lunch with variety of food on the top of Shali peak
Arrangements

You will follow the day tour as a Private tour accompanied by one of our excellent local guide. Travel one way with a local taxi from the hotel to one end of the town Viceroy’s house from where we start our heritage walk of Shimla.

Our local guide walks at your pace allowing you enough time to enjoy all the sights in approximately 5 kms/7 hrs, with comfort breaks. Our local guide is going to be very flexible during the entire tour.

Accomodation

In the last couple of decades Shimla had turned to one of the most favourite and popular tourist destinations of India. To cater to the huge number of tourists visiting Shimla, the town has a large number of hotels to cater tourist of every hue. These hotels are famous for their traditional Indian hospitality and provide services which are at par with the best in the world. These hotels can be categorise as guest house, home stays, Deluxe hotels, Heritage hotels, 3 star hotels, 4 star hotels some of which belongs to Oberio’s group and Radisson. The very famous one in the town is Oberio’s Clarks, Oberio’s Cecil and The Wildflower Hall a little outside of the town.

Accommodation is not included in your day tour, but if required we can arrange the accommodation for you. One can choose the place of accommodation according to one’s requirement and budget.

If required we can provide accommodation using our home stay property in Shimla at Marigold Home Stay Shimla, which itself is a unique travel experience.

Cloths: Cottons with light woollens, sun hats and a rain cover / umbrella

Tour Cost

Price varies by group Size:

For 1 pax : 6,000 INR, per person

From 2 pax to 5 Pax travelling together : 3,500 INR, per person

From 6 pax to 10 pax travelling together : 2,800 INR, per person

Children 9 Years to 12 Years : 1,500 INR, per child

Children 6 years to 8 years accompanying parents – 500 INR, per child

Inclusions
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • Bottle of Mineral Water per person
  • Packed Lunch with Seasonal fruits, juice and some chocolates during the Hike
  • Transportation using 01 Toyota Innova / Jeep From Shimla To Khatnol village and Back
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • 1 Bottle of Mineral Water per person
  • Seasonal fruits during the walk
  • Transportation from the hotel in the city center Shimla to Khatnol Village and back to the hotel at the end
  • Chai and interaction with a local family in the village
  • Packed Lunch with variety of food, Seasonal fruits, juice and chocolates during the day trek
  • All kind of taxes and GST
Exclusions
  • Tips to the local Guide
  • Any kind of tips to tour escort / local guides/ drivers
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or things which are not mentioned in the "Cost Includes"

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