Narkanda-The Gateway to Apple Country

  • India
  • Narkanda
  • about 2708 m.
  • Indian Rupee
  • Local, Eng./Hindi
  • upto 23°c
  • -5°c to 5°c
  • IST+5.5 hours

" Narkanda is a small hill station in Himachal, surrounded by the surreal beauty of lofty mountains, dense forests and an enveloping, misty air. This place is ideal for a summer, or even winter. Surrounded by beautiful, verdant mountains, this little hill station in Shimla district offers a tranquil, serene vacation opportunity to tourists. "

About Narkanda

Narkanda, at the height of 8,100 ft, is a hill station located on the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road (National Highway 22), between the valleys of river Sutlej and Beas. A favorite destination of tourists who enjoy winter sports and panoramic views of the Himalayas, the place is 65 km from Shimla. At a distance of 8 km from Narkanda is Hattu Peak. The peak is famous for skiing. Narkanda is doted with lakes, temples and deodar trees. January to June is the ideal time to visit.

What gives Narkanda its awe-inspiring view of the snowy peaks is the fact that it is located on the ridge of the last watershed before the Himalayan range. Below Narkanda, to the north is the Sutlej Valley and beyond it is the snowy massif. The ridge on which Narkanda stands is the watershed between the Sutlej on the north and the Giri river.

How to get there

By Air

Shimla's airport is at a distance of 90 kilometers at Jubbarhatti. The Airport is well connected to Chandigarh, Kullu and Delhi. Jagsons Airways offer excellent services and connect Shimla to various parts of the country.

By Train

Kalka, located at a distance of 60 kilometers from Shimla is the nearest railhead. From Delhi you can take a train to reach Kalka. In any case you have to change the train, as there are no direct trains to Shimla.

By Road

Narkanda is at a distance of around 60 km from Shimla. A fine network of roads connects Shimla to all major cities in India.

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