Travelers are voting Kasauli, Summer Hill and Narkanda as the best of 18 towns & villages near Shimla. There are 3 towns & villages near Bilaspur a city just 30 km from Shimla and 4 towns & villages near Panchkula which is 32 km distant. The most popular of these are Summer Hill near Bilaspur and Kalka in Panchkula. You can find 127 towns & villages in Himachal Pradesh and 1837 towns & villages in the country of India. Our members favorite in Himachal Pradesh is McLeod Ganj and Khajuraho is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of towns & villages near Shimla.