Narkanda The Most Tranquil And Untainted Hill Station
Narkanda is the most tranquil and untainted hill station of Himachal Pradesh. It is just 65 kms from the Shimla . It is located at an elevation of 2621 mts having spectacular view of shivalik ranges. Narkanda has ski slopes which has which are one of the best slopes in India. Narkanda allures the tourist from all over the world to experience skiing and other adventurous activites.
Trekking in Narkanda is magical, the trails to Hatu Peak which is nearly 8km from Narkanda presents an opportunity to view pine, oak, deodar and fir trees.
At the top of the hill there is ancient temple of Hatu Mata and from this point one can see majestic view of hills and surrounding.
Near By Attractions
Thanedhar:- Thanedhar is considered to be the horticultural heart land of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated at height of 1803 mts and located approx 18km away from Narkanda.
Kotgarh:- It is beautiful valley just 16km from Narkanda. Kotgarh is situated at a height of 6500 ft. above see level. Kotgarh is know as the apple bowl of India, as commercial apple was grown first time in this valley. The valley offers breath taking view of apple and cherry orchards. The splended beauty of Kotgarh attracts the tourist from all over the world.
Tani Jubbar Lake:- 12km from Narkanda, it is an artificial water fed lake. The lake side is famous for the Nagdevta temple where many devotees offer prayers to the Serpant god.
How to Reach Narkanda:-
Narkanda is a distance of 65km from Shimla on NH-22 toward Rampur and Kinnaur after crossing Kufri, Fagu, Theog and Matiana. It is connected by the regular Bus/ Taxi services.