Roads in Himachal Pradesh are meant for all terrain. Important places in Himachal Pradesh are well connected through roadways. Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh is also very well connected through roadways. Abundant numbers of buses run within Shimla District and also in the surrounding areas of Shimla. Taxi services are also available in Shimla to travel within the district and also for travel within the state as well as outside the state.
Road journey is enjoyable for it offers wonderful landscapes for the travelers. The buses and taxis are comfortable and they are quite economical for the travelers.
Connectivity to Shimla by Road
Shimla is connected to the major city of north India, Chandigarh, through the National Highway No. 22. Many other towns and cities are also connected through Shimla through roadways. The distance from Shimla to other important cities are given below:
Various important places of Shimla are connected through some important roads and the most important of them is the Mall Road. The Mall Road has many important hotels, restaurants, shops and other buildings and land marks along it. Another important road is the Chaura Maidan Road that can be reached easily from the railway station. Circular Road is also there which converges with Ridge-Sanjauli Road. The Ridge and the Mall, these two roads converge at the Scandal Point, a famous tourist spot of Shimla. The Kali Bari Road leads to the Kali Bari Temple Shimla. The Jakhoo Road bifurcates into two roads, the Jakhoo Road and the Jakhoo-Richmont Road.
The Jakhoo Road leads to the famous Jakhoo Temple of Shimla. Cart Road is another important road of Shimla. Annandale Forest Road leads to the Annandale area of Shimla, a famous picnic spot, sports activity ground and important point for nature watch in Shimla.