Situated on the banks of Satluj river, Rampur Bushahr is a small town in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Known for its famous palace “Padam Palace “ , residence of former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Late Shri Virbhadra Singh. This blog will share complete knowledge of how to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla through different modes.
Where is Rampur Bushahr located?
Rampur Bushahr is located in the upper Shimla region of Himachal on the banks of Satluj river. This place is at a lower altitude than Shimla. Rampur is around 120 Km from Shimla.
|Name of the Place||Rampur Bushahr (रामपुर बुशहर )|
|Elevation of Place||1000 m, 3300 feet|
|Best time to visit||Throughout the year|
|Distance from Shimla||Around 120 Km|
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla
Rampur Bushahr is connected by road and accessible throughout the year except during heavy snowfall or during heavy rainfall. The distance between Rampur Bushahr from Shimla is around 120 Km. There are different modes by which one can reach Rampur Bushahr.
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla by Road
There are various options to reach Rampur Bushahr by road.
You can refer to the below table to plan your journey to Rampur Bushahr.
|Sr. No.||Location||Distance (Km)||Elevation (ft)||Elevation (m)||Time (Hr)|
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla on a Bus
Himachal Pradesh State Owned Buses are called HRTC buses ( Himachal Road Transport Corporation buses). They are usually green/blue in color.
There are multiple options to reach Rampur Bushahr by bus.
Shimla – Rampur by Bus
Below are the bus details you can choose
From Shimla to Rampur:
|SR. No.||SERVICE NO.||SHIMLA ISBT TUTIKANDI||RAMPUR||DURATION||DEPOT||TYPE||ORIGIN||DESTINATION||ONLINE BOOKING|
|1||1510||12:30 AM||5:45 AM||5:15 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||CHANDIGARH||RAMPUR||NO|
|2||333||3:40 AM||9:30 AM||5:50 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||SHIMLA ISBT TUTIKANDI||POOH VILLAGE||YES|
|3||633||4:30 AM||8:25 AM||3:55 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||DHARAMSHALA||THANGI||NO|
|4||1220||5:00 AM||10:45 AM||5:45 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||HARIDWAR||RECONGPEO||NO|
|5||538||5:30 AM||9:00 AM||3:30 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||DELHI ISBT KASHMIRI GATE||RAMPUR||NO|
|6||556||5:45 AM||10:40 AM||4:55 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||DELHI ISBT KASHMIRI GATE||RECONGPEO||NO|
|7||255||6:56 AM||12:15 PM||5:19 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||SOLAN||RECONGPEO||NO|
|8||518||7:15 AM||12:30 PM||5:15 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||DELHI ISBT KASHMIRI GATE||SANGLA||NO|
|9||1225||8:25 AM||12:55 PM||4:30 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||HARIDWAR||Rampur Bushahr||NO|
|10||CHD-KLK-KFN||8:30 AM||1:00 PM||4:30 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||CHANDIGARH||KAFNU||NO|
|11||1513||9:00 AM||2:45 PM||5:45 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||CHANDIGARH||RECONGPEO||NO|
|12||CHD-RPO-2X2||10:30 AM||3:00 PM||4:30 Hrs||REC PEO||HIMMANI DELUXE 2X2 NON AC||CHANDIGARH||RECONGPEO||NO|
|13||1726||11:30 AM||6:15 PM||6:45 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||CHANDIGARH||Rampur Bushahr||NO|
|14||1618||1:55 PM||7:15 PM||5:20 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||AMBALA CANT||RAMPUR||NO|
|15||191||3:20 PM||8:40 PM||5:20 Hrs||SHIMLA RURAL||ORDINARY||SHIMLA ISBT TUTIKANDI||RAMPUR||YES|
|16||321||4:40 PM||9:45 PM||5:05 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||SHIMLA ISBT TUTIKANDI||RAMPUR||YES|
|17||273||6:30 PM||11:00 PM||4:30 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||SHIMLA ISBT TUTIKANDI||RECONGPEO||YES|
|18||1511||10:20 PM||2:45 AM||4:25 Hrs||REC PEO||HIMMANI DELUXE 2X2 NON AC||CHANDIGARH||RECONGPEO||NO|
|19||CHD-SML-RPO||10:30 PM||3:00 AM||4:30 Hrs||REC PEO||ORDINARY||CHANDIGARH||RECONGPEO||NO|
|20||1512||11:30 PM||4:45 AM||5:15 Hrs||RAMPUR||ORDINARY||CHANDIGARH||Rampur Bushahr||NO|
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How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla on your own Vehicle
If you can reach Shimla in your own Vehicle then reaching Rampur Bushahr is not too difficult a task.
- The travel time is around 5.15 hrs so please make sure you start early in the day so that you reach Rampur Bushahr in the evening..
- You don’t require a 4X4 vehicle there as the normal vehicle can reach there.
- In winter there would be high snowfall above Shimla to Narkanda
- There are limited petrol pumps the way after Rampur.
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla on a bike
Kindly consider the below points before planning a trip to Rampur Bushahr on a bike.
- Every bike can reach Rampur Bushahr but prefer a bike with > 150 cc engine if you are with a pillion rider.
- You will feel the major variation in the temperature while traveling on the bike as there is a gain and drop of altitude. Shimla to Narkanda at a higher altitude than Rampur at a lower altitude.
- Ride carefully as the road from Rampur to Rampur Bushahr is considered a dangerous road so driving should be done carefully.
- Carry rain covers along with as there might be rain at higher reaches.
- During winters Bike riding is not advisable as there will be snowfall / black ice on roads and bike riding is extremely dangerous.
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla on a Taxi
Taxis can easily be hired for Rampur Bushahr and there are many options available on the online platforms. Following key things to be considered while taxing taxis to Rampur Bushahr.
- The Driver should be experienced in traveling these areas.
- Vehicle to be comfortable since travel time would be more than 12 hrs.
- Ground clearance of the Vehicle to be good.
- Negotiate well before finalization.
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla by Train
Rampur Bushahr is not connected by train. The last station is at Shimla
How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla by air
Since Rampur Bushahr is located inland in the Himalayas, there is no airport nearby. The Last airport is at Shimla.
Summary – “How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla”
Let’s summarize what we have understood in this blog “How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Delhi ”
- Rampur Bushahr is a wonderful travel destination located in the Rampur Bushahr district of Himachal Pradesh at around 120 KM from Shimla.
- You can reach Rampur Bushahr in one day from Shimla.
- Rampur Bushahr can be reached throughout the year but the best time is from April – June and then from September – October.
- Rampur Bushahr can be reached by self-driven car, bike, taxi, and by Bus.
- Cheapest way to reach Rampur Bushahr is by the HRTC bus and many options are available.
We hope you have got a good understanding of “How to reach Rampur Bushahr from Shimla ”. If you want to give suggestions on this blog ” please comment.
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions:
Question – Shimla to Rampur Bushahr bus
Answer – There are many buses from Shimla to Rampur Bushahr but with and without online booking . You can read this blog to know further.