Crowned with western Himalayan range in backdrops and crested with an ancient temple on the top, Shali peak is the highest peak in the vicinity of Shimla. The peak is clearly visible from Shimla town, as one stroll on the famous walking pedestrian Ridge.
Bhajji was a princely state in India. Until 1947, it was not part of British India but was subject to the suzerainty of the British crown. Village of Deola used to fall under the rule of the princely state of Bhajji. The Rana of Pal dynasty was the ruler of Bhajji state with its territorial limits up-to 243 km2. The Capital of state was Suni, based near the banks of River Sutlej with a grand Palace for the royal family.
Housed at the base of Shali peak is the small village of Deola, comprising of 30 houses built in traditional ‘pahari’ style, with thatched walls and slate roofs. The hardship of life is exposed by the valleys designed with traditional step farms on the slopes and local farmer practice indigenous farming since centuries. This elevation is ideal to grow varieties of cereals, pulses, fruits, vegetables and spices. The natural bouncy houses wide varieties of typical Himalayan flora and fauna.
Shali Heights is a Himalayan home-stay 35 km north of Shimla. The house consists of two well appointed spacious rooms with modernly designed wash rooms, a drawing room offering a stunning view of Shali peak and adjoining hamlets. We serve local vegetarian cuisines (Home grown lentil, pulses, and vegetables with aromatic spices).
Shali Heights is a home in the mountains, best to experience Himalayan cultural warmth and lifestyle. Nature trails, trek up-to Shali peak, mountain biking and river rafting trips suits adventure enthusiasts. The mesmerizing aura inspires writers, painters and thinkers giving freedom to their thoughts and imaginations. The place also aspires to relax and rejuvenate those who intend to escape the frantic urban life.