Introduction - Who says that Shimla has become a concrete forest? Allow us to take you to a Nature Walk that provides you with immense amount of Natural forest, and that is to the North face of the town. Let us descend to a trail that hides a great level of variety in its bosom. Pens, because it starts from a the house of Rudyard Kipling and eminent writer and then the trail passes through the house and the birth place of a legendary Hindi writer Nirmal Verma, and Brushes because finally it finishes at an art gallery established by a living legend Mr. Sanat Chatterjee. Known for his longest paintings in the world (75 ft, 90 ft and 100 ft) on silk with water colour Sanat Chatterjee and his son Him Chatterjee live there with their families. This directly introduces you to the hill villages, brooks, rivulets, meadows, grasslands and forests. You may come across some wild life, pheasants, a variety of wild flowers and some local plants that grow widely on the slopes.
Highlights of the walk : Some Heritage, Forests, brooks, villages and the tour to the Art Gallery
Lunch : It is better to inform well in advance and have it at the art gallery
Timings - 9.30 AM - 2 PM (Vehicle is required)
Rates : (Upto a group of 4 people) Rs. 3500/- per day, Extra person - Rs. 700/- each, Entry Ticket to the Art Gallery - Rs. 100/- per person
Lunch at Artist’s Residency - Rs. 1200/- per person. Including soft drinks. (On prior notice & subject to the availability)
The rates include : Water bottle, chocolate and a packet of chips for everyone.
Carefull : Dress casually, wear sunglasses, and walking shoes. Do not forget to carry an umbrella and a raincoat during the monsoon.
Availability : This package is available throughout the year, except on a Snowy day.