KPYM Himachal: Shimla Discovery Tour: India’s Urban Frontier

Shimla Discovery Tour: India’s Urban Frontier

Shimla, India

KPYM Himachal

Non-profit organization

3-4 hours
From$35 USDper person

KPYM Himachal was founded in 2000. It was started by a team of mountain people, with one classroom, providing lessons for children in the local community.

Tour Highlights

  • Traverse India’s chaotic and vibrant urban landscape and help fund educational programs.
  • Tour Hindu temples dedicated to various gods and famous historical sites in the center of Shimla.
  • Follow winding paths through bazaars and markets and sample the local cuisine.

Tour revenue from this tour go towards education projects and women’s empowerment programs.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Everyday, except on Holi and Diwali national holidays

  • Start Time

    10 am

  • Duration

    3-4 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Professionals

  • Languages

    English, Hindi

  • Tour Participants

    1 to 100

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Comfortable shoes for walking, Hat, Clothing that covers your shoulders and knees.

  • Volunteer Opportunities


Tour Description

Visit the the heart of Shimla and experience the vibrancy and adventure hidden in tangled alleyways and crowded bazaars. Begin your day like the locals, with a cup of chai tea at the local shop. Our passionate and experienced group of guides will take you across the broad spectrum of Indian society. Visit the city’s famous monuments and temples. Observe the traditional Hindu rituals at a temple dedicated to various Hindu gods. Then, share a home-cooked meal with a host family.
The Shimla heritage tour will take you through the vast varieties of Indian culture, eat food from street vendors, wander chaotic streets and alleyways. Then, see the legacy of British imperialism at the British Raj and learn about India’s struggle for independence.
If you’re looking for an authentic Indian experience, then this is the tour for you!

Tour Start Address

Regal building, ground floor, near sher e Punjab dhaba, lakkar Bazaar Shimla 1, Shimla, HP, India

How To Get There

It is accessible by walk or by is just throwaway from the Christ church which is main landmark of Shimla city. You can come by car from railway station,bus station within 15 minutes.

More About KPYM Himachal


To contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development, and intercultural dialogue through education, the science, culture, communication, and information.

Main Programs

  • Manage girl's empowerment programs and educational centers.

  • Fund community development projects.