A quiet escape and one of the less crowded attractions of the state, Theog in Himachal Pradesh, warmly wrapped in the arms of the mighty Himalayas, has everything a popular hill station can give you minus the tourist rush. 32 km away from the main town of Shimla, Theog makes up for a beautiful weekend getaway in the hills, comfortably located in the lap of nature.
Much away from the chaotic atmosphere of cities and the excited shouts of joy and chatter of popular tourist destinations, Theog can be called an underrated destination, which in fact works in its favor, away from the city jazz and close to the lost tranquility of nature. Theog mostly experiences pleasant weather all around the calendar. Generally, October and November are considered better months to visit Theog, the climate, and the hamlet is in their best form then. It gets extremely cold here after November with the mercury falling sharply accompanied by mild or heavy snowfall. The people of Theog are simple in their way, reveling in the little joys of life. Their main occupation is farming, with the women equally participating with the male members of the family. The popular languages spoken here include Pahadi and Hindi.
The total straight line distance between Shimla and Theog is 17 KM (kilometers) and 800 meters. The miles-based distance from Shimla to Theog is 11.1 miles. This is a straight line distance and so most of the time the actual travel distance between Shimla and Theog may be higher or vary due to the curvature of the road. The driving distance or the travel distance between Shimla to Theog is 30 KM and 442 meters. The mile based, road distance between these two travel points is 18.9 miles. Bus timings from Shimla to Theog are around 0 hours and 30 minutes when your bus maintains an average speed of sixty kilometers per hour over the course of your journey. The estimated travel time from Shimla to Theog by bus may vary or it will take more time than the above mentioned time due to the road condition and different travel routes.