Kachighati is located on foothill of Shimla town. As we all known Shimla is known to be the Queen of Hills. This area is a hub of hotels in Shimla town, all types of 3 to 4 star hotel are located at Kachighati area.
This area delivers the best view of Shimla town specially at night. Tourist can find every type of deluxe to budget hotels, food and transportation.
Things to do around Kachighati
Sankat Mochan Temple
There are two temple of Lord Hanuman in Shimla town. One is Jakhu temple and one is Sankat Mochan temple. This temple located just 1 km from Kachighati. People staying in Oak view can go Sankat Mochan on feet. It takes just 5 mins to reach the temple. It is beautiful temple with calm surroundings
Himachal State Museum:
Himachal state museum is located near 5 star hotel The Cecil. Ticket price of Museum is rs, 20 per person. The Himachal State Museum is constructed in distinctive Victorian era architecture with expansive lawns all around the region.
You can view the way of life and culture of the people who live in the Himalayas in the painting area. Additionally, there are religious paintings, contemporary paintings, Mughal paintings, and Rajasthani paintings.
In addition to housing a library with over 9,000 volumes, periodicals, and publications on history and archaeology, it also contains a dedicated chamber for Mahatma Gandhi. Visitors of all ages are drawn to the museum’s collection of Himachali dolls, which is also on show.
Himachal Bird Park:
This park is located opposite of Vice Regal Lodge. This can be reached on feet parking your vehicle at Vice Regal Lodge parking. Ticket price is Rs. 10 per person. This is a tiny aviary, which is essentially a sparsely populated enclosure for birds of a certain species or variety.
The Viceregal Lodge
On the Observatory Hills in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, lies the Rashtrapati Niwas, originally known as Viceregal Lodge. Previously, it served as the Viceroy of India for the British Empire
Kamna Devi Temple:
One of the famous temple must visited by the people of Himachal. Tourist can trek upto Kamna devi temple from Kachighati. This is located on hilltop of observatory hill.
These are some of the tourist’s attractions near Kachighati Shimla. There are more attractions but if I would go on writing it would lead to so much writing.
How to reach Kachighati
By Bus/ taxi
From Shimla’s new ISBT, the old bus stop, and the Mall Road Lift, Kachighati enjoys excellent bus service. From Shimla’s old bus terminal, buses run at a frequency of one every minute. Chandigarh is 107 kilometres and Delhi is 400 km distant from Kachighati. Typically, it takes 3 to 4 hours to get from Chandigarh to Kachighati. There are several hotels and restaurants along the route.
To go to Kachighati by train, you must make it to the Shimla train station. The Kalka to Shimla railway line terminates at Shimla Railway Station. Hire a cab to Kachighati after you arrive at the Shimla train station. You can also board a bus at the former bus stop as an alternative. The best option is to rent a cab at the union outside Shimla’s train station.
Hotels near Kachighati
Hotels abound in and around Kachighati. One of them is Oak View Shimla. Must visit to gain an experience.