These photos of tourists enjoying 'White Christmas' in Shimla will give you wanderlust

Updated: Dec 27, 2016, 11:57 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

These pictures of tourists enjoying themselves as Shimla enjoyed its first 'White Christmas' after 25 years will give you a serious case of wanderlust and inspire you to travel

Pedestrians take shelter under an umbrella as they walk through heavy snowfall on a road in Shimla on Christmas Day. Pic/AFP
Pedestrians take shelter under an umbrella as they walk through heavy snowfall on a road in Shimla on Christmas Day. Pic/AFP 

The capital of Himachal Pradesh and a popular tourist spot, Shimla on Sunday received the season's first snowfall as the hill station experienced the first "white Christmas" since 1991.

Tourists who were there to celebrate Christmas at the popular travel destination were in for a treat as the already picturesque location turned into a wonderland.

The wait for a 'White Christmas' finally ended after 25 year.

These pictures of tourists enjoying themselves in the beautiful valleys around Shimla will make you want to get up from that seat and book a flight to Shimla immediately.

These pictures are sure to give you wanderlust and inspire you to travel.

Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI
Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI

Children enjoying snow at Mahashu peak at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI
Children enjoying snow at Mahashu peak at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI

A couple taking selfie at a snow covered field at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. PTI
A couple taking selfie at a snow covered field at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. PTI 

Children enjoy themselves at a snow covered field at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. PTI
Children enjoy themselves at a snow covered field at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. PTI 

Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI
Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI

Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI  Children enjoying snow at Mahashu peak at Kufri, 17 Kms from Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI
Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI

Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI
 Tourists enjoy the snow at Mahashu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Monday. Pic/PTI

 Tourists enjoy first snowfall of the season on the Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. PTI
Tourists enjoy first snowfall of the season on the Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. Pic/PTI 

Tourists enjoy first snowfall of the season on the Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. PTI
Tourists enjoy first snowfall of the season on the Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. Pic/PTI 

Tourists enjoy first snowfall of the season on the Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. PTI
Tourists enjoy first snowfall of the season on the Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. PTI 

Traffic moves slowly after the first snowfall of the season on Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. PTI
Traffic moves slowly after the first snowfall of the season on Christmas eve, in Shimla on Sunday. PTI 

White Christmas in Shimla. Pic/PTI
White Christmas in Shimla. Pic/PTI

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