Offbeat things to do in Shimla

Look beyond the markets and crowded streets of the Himachali capital. Shimla has a lot more than luxury resorts, the Church, shops and food.

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  • Book yourself in a homestay in one of the villages neighbouring the capital.
  • Stay amidst apple orchards, witness cows being milked, vegetables being cultivated and gorge on home-cooked delicacies like sidhu and lotha.
  • Trek on one of the numerous trekking tracks that define the Himachali way of life.
  • Visit one of the local primary schools and mingle with the toddlers.